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Sethu FC best FC Kolhapur City, SAI-STC Cuttack bounce back against Baroda academy

Press Trust of India  |  Ludhiana 

FC demolished FC City 9-0 while SAI-STC bounced back with a convincing 4-0 win over in the (IWL) here Sunday.

FC's Sabitra Bhandari and scored a hat-trick each at the

were dominant from the start, and it took them all of four minutes to break the deadlock, as Dangmei Grace finished off a quick move.

A little over a quarter of an hour later, the international netted again, this time, from the penalty spot. Just four minutes later, Dangmei's teammate Ratanbala scored two in quick succession to make the scoreline 4-0 in Sethu's favour, even before the half-hour mark.

defender added an own goal from a cross by Ratanbala on the of half time.

Sethu's international joined the act in the second half, scoring a hat-trick in 20 minutes, starting with a 57th minute goal that ended with a Cristiano Ronaldo-like celebration.

The second goal by Sabitra was a slick team move that was started off by Sandhiya, before Ratanbala put her through to score.

Sabitra linked up well with Sandhiya, who squared the ball back to her inside the box for the international to score.

completed her hat-trick as well, with a little over 10 minutes of regulation time to go, as she finished off a pass from Sandhiya to make it 9-0 for

In another match, after having lost 0-10 to Manipur Police, SAI-STC looked to turn things around against They took the early initiative and played a swift passing game, often laying a siege on the Baroda penalty area.

Susmita hit a looping header over the the keeper's to score the first goal for SAI. Just three minutes later, struck another to double the lead.

and added two more in the last 10 minutes.

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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 20:01 IST
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