UAAP 81 Football: Ateneo looking to extend streak vs. NU
ABS-CBN Sports on Apr 06, 2019 03:50 PM
The Ateneo Blue Eagles look to tighten their grip on the top spot in the UAAP Season 81 Men's Football standings
MATCHES ON SUNDAY, APRIL 7 (FEU-Diliman)
9:00 AM – Adamson vs DLSU (Men)
1:30 PM – UST vs UP (Men)
3:30 PM – NU vs Ateneo (Men)
Surging Ateneo seeks to extend its winning streak to three matches as it clashes with National University Sunday in the UAAP Season 81 men's football tournament at the FEU-Diliman pitch.
The Blue Eagles and the Bulldogs collide in the last match at 3:30 PM.
In other fixtures, University of Santo Tomas and defending champion University of the Philippines collide at 1:30 PM, while De La Salle tries to check a two-match slide against Adamson University at 9 a.m.
Behind Jarvey Gayoso, who has league-best nine goals this season, Ateneo sits on top of the table with 19 points, one off second-running Far Eastern University.
The Eagles are coming off a huge 3-1 victory over the Green Archers last Thursday, as coach JP Merida's side overcame an early one-goal deficit to their 1-2 first round loss.
NU has been struggling as of late to remain outside the top four range.
After two consecutive draws, the Bulldogs suffered a 1-2 defeat from the hands of the Tamaraws last Thursday.
The Growling Tigers, who have 17 points, hope to solidify their hold of the No. 3 slot, while the Fighting Maroons go for their third straight win to stay in fourth place.
UP is actually level with De La Salle with 13 points, but the Diliman-based squad is ahead via goals.
Catch the 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM matches live on LIGA channel 86, LIGA HD channel 183.All matches will be available on LIVESTREAMING via https://sports.abs-cbn.com/livestream/uaap2and on the iWant app!