Vasco down HAL to stay
in title race
Spirited Vasco Sports Club, Goa, got the better of debutants Hindustan Aeronautics Limited by a solitary goal to stay in the title race in the Tata National Football League.
Satish Minz scored the all-important goal in the 20th round match in Bangalore on Friday.
Following a pass from Marcos Pereira on the left flank, Minz did well to head home in the 30th minute.
Earlier, Vasco missed a chance in the 23rd minute, when
Minz's powerful shot, after intercepting a cross from Rui
Wanderley Weis, hit the side bar and bounced back.
Vasco tried hard to increase their tally in the second session but without success.
The victory took Vasco's points tally to 37 while HAL remained on 25.
HAL's Sunil Kumar earned a yellow card.
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