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UAAP Season 78 football: Bulldogs, Tigers prevail

By: - Reporter / @cedelfptINQ
/ 08:15 PM February 11, 2016

Determined to improve on its fifth place finish last season, National University launched its UAAP Season 78 men’s football campaign in style with a 4-0 drubbing of University of the East at Moro Lorenzo Field inside the Ateneo campus in Quezon City.

Substitute Nico Macapal struck twice in the last five minutes after first-half goals from Paolo Salenga and Lawrence Colina set the tone for the convincing victory that pushed the Bulldogs to the top on goal difference.

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University of Santo Tomas also grabbed maximum points in its season debut after slipping past Adamson U, 2-1.

AJ Pasion made an auspicious debut for the Tigers, scoring in the 40th minute before Darwin Busmion doubled the lead early in the second half.

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“It’s a good start but we can still do better,” said UST coach Marjo Allado.

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