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Metfone C-League Visakha rout Western to close on top

Metfone C-League Visakha rout Western to close on top

Following a Boeung Ket stumble last week, when they lost 2-0 to Ministry of National Defense in their brought-forward fixture, Visakha – who were joint second with NagaWorld – closed in on the defending champs with a 5-0 thrashing of Western Phnom Penh on Saturday.

The win threw open the title race, with Visakha now breathing down the necks of Boeung Ket. Tieng Tiny’s 15th minute goal lit the fuse, with Kyong Hun-kim’s brace putting the game beyond whipping boys Western.

Song Chol-park and Keo Sokpheng then each scored to bring the tally to five.

Visakha are now only be one point behind leaders Boeung Ket.

Naga were due to play Asia Europe United on Sunday.

In Saturday’s other matches, Phnom Penh Crown beat Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng 2-1. Junior Valci’s brace in the last 10 minutes ensured a Crown win after Harley Williard had given Svay Rieng an early second half lead.

National Police and Soltilo Angkor drew 1-1.

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