Defending champion Ceres La Salle FC will be battling a struggling Forza FC in the second round of the United Football League today at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium in Manila.
Ceres is currently at the fourth spot with nine wins, two draws and two losses while Forza is at the eighth place with three victories, a draw and 10 defeats.
The Bacolod powerhouse club is fresh from the semifinals of the 2016 RHB Singapore Cup in Singapore where they lost to Tampines Rovers FC, 3-5.
Ceres had a rough start in the second round with a 1-2 loss against Green Archers United FC followed by a 2-2 draw against Stallion FC.
On the other hand, Forza is bent on snapping its three-game losing skid.
Forza opened the second round with a loss against Loyola Meralco Sparks FC, 1-5, before losing to Global FC, 0-12, and JP Voltes FC, 0-3, in their next games.