Ambelim: Cuncolim Union got the better of Curtorim Gymkhana 4-2 via the tie-breaker in the Lourdes Soccer, at Ambelim ground, on Tuesday.
In the fifth minute, Curtorim’s Milagres gave a through ball to Aliston but his effort was beautifully collected by the Cuncolim goalkeeper Sachin.
Three minutes later, Manuel shot over the crossbar for Curtorim. In the 15th minute, Curtorim’s Allen fed a through ball to Milagres but his shot was too weak.
Cuncolim’s Deulet Desai’s shot was well collected by Curtorim keeper Johnson.Milagres once again failed to beat the keeper in a one-to-one situation.
Manuel’s header off a corner kick hit the crossbar in the 30th minute for Curtorim.
A long ball from Macwil was collected by Josley Gomes but before he could shoot, defender Edney cleared the ball to safety. Both teams remained goalless at the end of the first half.
In the second half, Cuncolim came close to scoring but Deulet’s placement was cleared on the goal-line. Josley Gomes’ shot was brilliantly saved by the Cuncolim keeper Sachin in the 25th minute of the second half.
Both teams failed to score in regulation time.In the tie-breaker Cuncolim proved to be the better shooters. [H]