Omkar Walawande brace propels Soccer Saga past Ratnam FC

In a thrilling encounter, Omkar Walawande starred with a brace as Soccer Saga FC emerged victorious with a 3-1 win over Ratnam FC

In a thrilling encounter, Omkar Walawande starred with a brace as Soccer Saga FC emerged victorious with a 3-1 win over Ratnam FC

The game kicked off with Soccer Saga making a mark in the 36th minute when Omkar Walawande tapped in a goal after a brilliant cross from Allywn Dsouza on the left wing. Moments later, Aashitosh attempted a header but couldn’t keep it on target.

Soccer Saga’s captain had a close call when he turned and fired a shot just over the bar. However, the real spectacle unfolded in the 42nd minute when Omkar Walawande struck again, this time with a curler from the left wing, bringing the score to 2-0 in favor of Soccer Saga.

Ratnam FC fought back with Aqeel Shaikh hitting the bar from a powerful 30-yard freekick. Soham Shintre’s cross to the far post from the right wing saw Allwyn’s header going just wide.

The second half saw Ratnam making a comeback. In the 55th minute, they pulled one back as Noman Qureshi slid the ball past the keeper after an initial freekick was blocked by the wall. Ratnam’s Aaman Ansari had a golden opportunity, going one-on-one in attack, but his shot was brilliantly saved by Soccer Saga’s keeper Sahil Khan.

Ratnam push for equalizer and midway through the second half Aaman Ansari cross finds Kazim Rizvi inside the box however the latter’s header is well saved by Oranje keeper Sahil Khan

Fahad Sayed of Soccer Saga won the ball, cutting it back for Soham whose shot was saved by Ratnam’s keeper Soham Paykrao. In the 92nd minute, Vipul Lad sealed the victory for Soccer Saga, making it 3-1.

With this win, Soccer Saga FC secured three crucial points, reaching a total of 17 points from 9 games and claiming the 5th position. The team remains in contention for the top spots with four points separating them, and two rounds of games still to be played. The race for the title is still alive for Soccer Saga.

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