Serendib-SLTB clash ends in 2-all draw

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Serendib SC and SLTB played out a 2-all draw in the 63rd match of the ongoing Champions League 2022 worked off at Bogambara Stadium, Kandy on Sunday (14).

Shanmugaraja Sanjeev drew first blood for SLTB in the 7th minute to give his team the lead in the early exchanges, and continued to dominate proceedings. However, SLTB failed to cling onto their lead as evergreen Mohamed Issadeen equalized in the 16th minute.  The experience striker’s goal put Serendib on a perfect track, where they played a clean game while making the maximum of the given opportunities.

Serendib SCs most productive spell came after the restart, when Wijekumar Vignesh’s goal put them in the lead. However, once again they failed to hang on as Vijesundaram Yugesh scored the decisive goal for SLTB in the 61st minute to make it 2-2. 

With 15 minutes left to play both teams failed to add any more goals to the tally until the final whistle.  

Meanwhile, Matara City Club got the better of Saunders SC (2-1) in another encounter at Sugathadasa Stadium under lights.

Boadu Prince and Larbi Prince set up Matara City’s victory with goals in each half. 

(MS)