MP United led three other teams with an unbeaten record in the M-League after Week 2 games were played at the Oleai Sports Complex Field.
MP United, which whipped Kanoa FC in Week 1, 9-1, moved up to a 2-0 slate after a 1-0 victory over Paire in the first game in Division 1 last Sunday. Jehn Joyner delivered the winning goal for MP United, as he scored five minutes before the match ended.
With the loss, Paire fell to a 0-2 start this season.
KFAS 3, Kanoa 2
In the second match last Sunday, Korean Football Association on Saipan also notched a 2-0 record after slipping past Kanoa FC (0-2)
Jun Woo Lee lifted KFAS to its second win after making the go-ahead goal in the 78th minute. KFAS, which prevailed over Matansa in Week 1, 3-1, got its two other goals off penalty kicks from Chong Koo Gil in the first half.
Evan Belcher made it to the board, too, in the first half with his goal in the 8th minute, while Kwang Oh Jae hit the equalizer two minutes into the second half.
Wild Bill’s 2, Inter Godfather’s 0
In the third game, Wild Bill’s shut out Inter Godfather’s to join KFAS, MP United, and Tan Holdings in the four-way tie for the lead in Division 1.
Wild Bill’s, which won over Paire in the opening week, 2-1, got one goal each from Tanapon Unsa and Jack Thoensaket to remain undefeated early this fall season. Wild Bill’s pair of goals came in the first half and Inter failed to retaliate to drop to a 0-2 card.
Tan Holdings 8, Matansa 1
Tan Holdings played in the last game in Week 2 and clobbered Matansa (0-2).
Joe Miller, who scored a hat-trick in their debut win, picked up where he left off, notching five goals. He recorded Tan Holding’s first goals in the opening half and then nailed a hat-trick in the second half. Pun Wong Kwo added two goals, while Sean Perez chipped in one.
Qing Long Yu tallied the lone goal for Matansa.
Shirley’s 2, Thundercats 1
In Division 1, Shirley’s took the early lead, as it improved to a 2-0 record after beating the Thundercats last Wednesday.
Scorers for Shirley’s were not listed in the match report, but both goals were drilled in the first half. The Thundercats, which had a draw against Sun Palace in Week 1, 3-3, got one goal in the second half.
Sun Palace 3, WNT 1
In the other Division 2 match in Week 2, Sun Palace (1-1) prevailed over the Women’s National Team (0-2).
Three different players scored for Sun Palace with Jihu Jin drawing first blood with his goal in the 11th minute. Sun Palace’s last two goals were earned in the second half with Yong Chul Jang hitting the board in the 57th minute and Guanglin Li scoring four minutes later.
The Women’s National Team avoided a shutout when Lalaine Pagarao found the back of the net in the 86th minute.