In a nail biting match, Dempo frittered away clear chances and settled to a goalless draw against Salgaocar Sports Club to split points in the 17 round of the I-League played at Nehru Stadium here on Sunday.
Dempo who are leading the table moved to 37 points from 17 matches. While Salgaoacar took their tally to 29 points from as many matches.
Dempo who had more scoring chances in both the halves could have gone ahead earlier in the match but Koko Sakibo’s shot was collected by rival keeper Karanjit Singh.
Salgaocar made a counter move and had a glorious chance to surge ahead but Ryuji Sueoka who did most of the probing for Salgaocar shot out in front of an open goal off a pass from Edeh Chidi which came to him via Francis Fernandes.