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Pune race past Salgaocar

sports Updated: Apr 05, 2009 23:12 IST

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Pune FC prevailed over Salgaocar FC, Goa by a solitary goal in a second round match of the ONGC Second Division League at Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex, in Gurgaon on Sunday.

Pune FC went into the match after the first round defeat to ONGC, while Salgaocar had already won their opening game against Sesa FA.

On Sunday, Pune FC clearly dominated the proceedings. The winning goal came in the 16th minute when a corner-kick from the right by S.Venkatesh found J. Prasad who headed the ball, which hit the crossbar and went to Godson Odinaka who placed it into the back of the net.

Salgaocar weaved some attacking moves but failed to convert. The win puts Pune FC at par with ONGC, Lajong FC,Viva Sports and Salgaocar with three points each. On Friday, Lajong defeated ONGC, Mumbai 1-0. Saikhohao Tuboi scored in the 49th minute.