Defending champion Far Eastern University earned a 7-4 victory over the University of Santo Tomas in UAAP 77 men's football.
Defending UAAP 77 men's football champion Far Eastern University kicked off its quest for back-to-back titles with a high-scoring 7-4 victory over the University of Santo Tomas on Sunday at the FEU Diliman Football Field.
Eric Giganto finished with a hat trick to power the Tamaraws to the season-opening win.
In the first match, National University leaned on a penalty conversion from skipper Paolo Salenga to escape Adamson University, 1-0.
Here are the early standings in the men's division following the weekend matches: FEU 3 points, Ateneo 3 points, NU 3 points, UP 1 point, DLSU 1 point, AdU 0 points, UST 0 points, UE 0 points.