Glacis and Manchester 62, both Rock Cup semi-finalists last week, both won in yesterday’s Challenge Group double-header, beating College 1975 and Europa Point 2-0 and 4-0 respectively.
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The first game saw Glacis come up against College, knowing they needed a win to keep their Challenge Group aims intact – it took them time to eventually break through College though, needing a 68th minute penalty from Craig Galliano to open the scoring. Lython Marquez, who scored the winner in midweek, made it 2-0 with just over 10 minutes to go and wrapped up the points for his side.
For Manchester 62, they confirmed their final position of ninth place with a comfortable 4-0 victory against Europa Point in the evening. Manchester controlled the game from start to finish, and raced to a 3-0 half time lead courtesy of goals from Robert Montovio, Michael Negrette and Scott Ballantine. They were only to get one more goal though in the second half, with Mariano Pereira scoring five minutes from time to complete the four-goal victory.
This week’s Challenge Group fixtures see Manchester and Glacis face off once again, on Thursday night, before Bruno’s Magpies take on Europa Point in Friday night’s fixture at the Victoria Stadium.