The College of Saint Benilde (CSB) booters opened their campaign in the 12th Ang Liga Cup with a 5-0 win against Malayan College Laguna (MCL) at the San Beda College Football Field on Saturday.
The NCAA football club dimmed their foes chances of winning early in the game as they notched their first goal in the 17th minute courtesy of Renz Tulayba.
The kickers of Malayan held their own in the remainder of the opening half preventing CSB from scoring another goal.
However, in the second half, Saint Benilde’s offense was reinvigorated resulting in four more goals.
Bryan Romeo doubled CSB’s advantage to 2-0 in the 54th minute while Dean Ebarle added a goal of his own in the 75th minute.
Malayan tried to mount attacks in the second quarter but failed to penetrate the tight defense of CSB.
Two more goals were posted by Saint Benilde in the 78th and 79th minutes as John Pelinggon and Randolph Collado sealed their team’s commanding 5-0 win.
Jaelle Nevin Reyes