FC Pune City loses to Salgaocar FC in first match of AWES Cup

Indian Super League club FC Pune City on Wednesday lost its first match of AWES Cup against Salgaocar FC 0-2 at Tilak Maidan.

Salgaocar registered its name on the scoreboard first when Ronaldo Oliviera found the back of the net in the 23rd minute.   -  Twitter @salgaocarfc

Indian Super League club FC Pune City on Wednesday lost its first match of AWES Cup against Salgaocar FC 0-2 at Tilak Maidan, here.

Salgaocar registered its name on the scoreboard first when Ronaldo Oliviera found the back of the net in the 23rd minute.

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The lead for local side remained intact going into halftime. Adil Khan led FC Pune City came back with intent in the second half making some good forays into the opponent’s box. Salgaocar FC's defence did well to keep the Stallions at bay and keep itself ahead in the game.

In the 63rd minute, Devendra Murgaokar scored Salgaocar’s second sealing the fate of the match in favour of the Goan club as the match ended with 2-0 in its favour. FC Pune City will next face FC Goa on September 6.

Result: FC Pune City 0-2 Salgaocar FC (Ronaldo Oliviera 23, Devendra Murgaokar 63).

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