UFL: Phil Younghusband fuels Loyola win; Stallion trips Kaya | Inquirer Sports
Close  

UFL: Phil Younghusband fuels Loyola win; Stallion trips Kaya

By: - Reporter / @cedelfptINQ
/ 01:21 AM January 30, 2014

MANILA, Philippines –Phil Younghusband sparkled with a goal and an assist as Loyola Meralco Sparks scored an emphatic 3-0 win over Green Archers United Tuesday night to extend their unbeaten United Football League start to six matches at Emperador Stadium in Taguig.

The national team star opened the scoring in the 16th minute before turning provider 20 minutes later for the second goal scored by Matthew Hartmann.

ADVERTISEMENT

But the Sparks needed to survive some anxious moments in the early stages of the second half before Jake Morallo’s stoppage time strike sealed the win that jacked up Loyola’s tally to 12 points—six clear off their nearest rivals Global, Kaya and Pachanga.

“I think more than being at the top of the table, it’s the way the team is playing,” said Loyola coach Vince Santos on his team’s strong start to the triple round competition.

FEATURED STORIES

Later, defending champion Stallion subdued Kaya, 1-0, for its first victory of the season.

The win increased Stallion’s tally to five points for fifth spot while Kaya lost for the second time in four matches.

Your weekly sports analysis


Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Football, Green Archers United, Loyola Meralco Sparks, Phil Younghusband, Sports, United Football League
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.