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FC Pune City lose to Salgaocar FC in first match of AWES Cup

Goa, August 29, 2018: The Rajesh Wadhawan Group and Arjun Kapoor co-owned football club FC Pune City lost their first match of AWES Cup against Salgaocar FC 0-2 here at Tilak Maidan, Goa on Wednesday. 

Local boy Adil Khan led FC Pune City in the match which saw both sides playing cautiously. Salgaocar registered their name on the scoreboard first when Ronaldo Oliviera found the back of the net in 23rd minute. The lead for local side remained intact going into half time. 

FC Pune City came back with intent in the second half making some good forays into the opponent’s box. Salgaocar FC defence did well to keep the Stallions at bay and keep themselves ahead in the game. In the 63rd minute Devendra Murgaokar scored Salgaocar’s second sealing the fate of the match in favour of the Goan club as the match ended with 2-0 in their favour. 

FC Pune City will next face FC Goa on 6th September. 

Result: 

FC Pune City 0- 2 Salgaocar FC (Ronaldo Oliviera 23, Devendra Murgaokar 63)

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