Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Tiebreaker Times

FEU

FEU Lady Tamaraws, UP Lady Maroons fight off goalless draw


Ultimately, it was two valuable points dropped for both teams.

With the race to qualify for the UAAP Season 81 Women’s Football Tournament finals heating up, both the Far Eastern University Lady Tamaraws and University of the Philippines Lady Maroons had to make do with a 0-0 draw, Wednesday afternoon, at the Circulo Verde field in Quezon City.

The result was the first draw for the FEU and UP in the competition and it increased their respective tallies in the standings to 7 and 4 points respectively.

“Yung players naman ay nag-show up. Maganda naman yung nilaro nila. Wala akong blame sa players. I’m still satisfied,” said FEU coach Let Dimzon. “We had a lot of chances for scoring sa goal pero siguro may kulang sa finishing. We have to focus siguro sa finishing namin.”

The Lady Tamaraws mustered most of the possession and chances to score but a lack of shooting boots denied them the chance to score the winning goal. On the other hand, the Lady Maroons were defensively sound throughout the contest.

“I thought the back four did well today… (but) we didn’t have that connection between our midfield and forward line. They seemed not to want the ball so we were forced to play more direct but we could have settled into the game more had they been more involved,” said UP coach Anto Gonzales.

The two schools shall next play on April 27, 2019. State U (4 points) hopes to return to winning ways against league leaders De La Salle University at 9:00 AM while FEU (7 points) hopes to strengthen its grip to 2nd place against UST in the standings at 3:00 PM. Circulo Verde will continue to host both games.

#ReadMore  If blocking is what Ateneo needs, Maddie Madayag is always willing to provide

FEU XI: Acibar, Belluga, Caw-it, Fornea, Lam, Lecera, Onrubia, Pachejo, Parina, Sudaria, Velasco.

UP XI: Adlawan, Alleje, Barnes, Corvera, Dabalos, Dungca, Fagsao, Obra, Ruiz, Ube, Yalong.

Written By

Lorenzo's a frustrated author who knows a thing or two about Football and Basketball. Went all green from Ortigas to Taft. Supports Liverpool FC, FC Bayern Munich and the Alaska Aces


You May Also Like

Beach Volleyball

University of Santo Tomas’ Babylove Barbon and Gen Eslapor completed another dominant campaign in the UAAP, capping their Season 85 run with a 21-15,...

ADMU

University of Santo Tomas moved on the cusp of a record eighth women’s crown as Gen Eslapor and reigning MVP Babylove Barbon upended University...

ADMU

University of Santo Tomas extended its winning streak to 34 matches Saturday in the UAAP Season 85 beach volleyball tournament on Saturday at Sands...

ADMU

Defending four-time champion University of Santo Tomas and National University booked the first two Final Four slots after sustaining their perfect records in the...

ADMU

University of Santo Tomas’ battle-tested Babylove Barbon and Gen Eslapor conquered Ateneo’s young crew of Pia Ildefonso and Ysa Nisperos, 21-8, 21-14, to remain...

ADMU

Ateneo de Manila University barged into the finals of the 2022 V-League Women’s Collegiate Challenge after sweeping University of the Philippines, 25-21, 25-21, 25-20,...

ADMU

By: Theodore Jurado University of Santo Tomas opened its quest for a five-peat on a bright note in the UAAP Season 85 women’s beach...

FEU

Far Eastern University and University of Santo Tomas forged a clash for fifth place in the 2022 V-League Collegiate Challenge on Friday at Paco...

Advertisement