Newly promoted Molynes United edge Mount Pleasant for 6th straight win

By Sports Desk October 06, 2019

Newly promoted Molynes United remained the only unbeaten team in the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) following a 1-0 win over Mount Pleasant on Sunday.

Striker Ryan Brown notched his second goal of the season for the RSPL new boys when he found the back of the net in the 38th minute.  The win was the team’s sixth in as many games, remaining at the top of the table with 18 points.

Second place Waterhouse, however, kept in touch with the table-toppers following a win their own, a 2-0 win over UWI at UWI Bowl.  Waterhouse took the initiative through Stephen Williams who gave the visitors the lead in the 34th minute.  UWI pressed hard to get back on level terms but Waterhouse claimed all three-point from the spot after Keithy Simpson slammed in a 73rd-minute penalty.

Defending champions Portmore United saw their winning streak halted at two-game after sharing point with struggling Tivoli at the Edward Seaga Stadium.  It was the home team who took the lead through Rushane Spence who found the back of the net in the 27th minute.  Shai Smith, however, ensured Portmore got a share of the points after finding a goal in the 49th minute.

Elsewhere, Humble Lion defeated promoted Vere United 1-0.  Midfielder Leonardo Jibbison got the all-important goal for the home team in the 69th minute.

 

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    Team

    P

    W

    D

    L

    F

    A

    +-

    Pts

    1

    Naparima College

    11

    9

    2

    0

    30

    10

    20

    29

    2

    St Anthony's College

    10

    7

    2

    1

    31

    10

    21

    23

    3

    Presentation College

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    7

    1

    1

    25

    6

    19

    22

    4

    Carapichaima East Secondary

    10

    5

    4

    1

    16

    14

    2

    19

    5

    East Mucurapo Secondary

    10

    5

    3

    2

    18

    9

    9

    18

    6

    Queen's Royal College

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    5

    1

    3

    18

    20

    -2

    16

    7

    San Juan North Secondary

    10

    4

    2

    4

    23

    9

    14

    14

    8

    St Augustine Secondary

    10

    3

    4

    3

    25

    18

    7

    13

    9

    Trinity College East

    9

    3

    2

    4

    13

    16

    -3

    11

    10

    Pleasantville Secondary

    10

    3

    1

    6

    12

    16

    -4

    10

    11

    St Benedict's College

    10

    3

    1

    6

    12

    19

    -7

    10

    12

    Speyside Secondary

    10

    2

    2

    6

    13

    31

    -18

    8

    13

    Malick Secondary

    10

    2

    1

    7

    15

    22

    -7

    7

    14

    Trinity College Moka

    10

    1

    1

    8

    11

    33

    -22

    4

    15

    St Mary's College

    10

    1

    1

    8

    5

    34

    -29

    4

     

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