THIMPHU CITY FC retains their top position winning 6-2 over HIGH QUALITY UNITED FC in a 8 goal thriller at Changlingmithang today. The top notch team coordination among the Reds was a scene to watch, finding the net every time with the set pieces.
The start was blinding bright on the side of the City when Karma Sonam netted an awesome goal within 2 minutes of the match commencement and their tall wall of defense Phuntsho Jigme doubled the lead slotting a glancing header converting an exceptional cross of Dawa Tshering at 6 minutes. At 14 minutes came the opening goal of HIGH QUALITY UNITED FC Sonam Tobgay finding the rare space between the Citys defense with a beautiful cross from their midfielder Lekpai Dhendup. However, the long range star Dawa Tshering further strengthened their lead with a blitz at 34th minute but the HQUFC forward Tenzin Thinley nodded in their 2nd goal right before the break, ending the first half in 3-2.
The game swung evermore on the sides of the defending champions as Nima Tshering hit the net with a simple delicate flick shortly after the break and Orgyen made 5-2 at 64th minute on the clock. Dawa Tshering yet again came to the scene to give a simply shocking, direct to the post goal to wrap up the game 6-2 by the last whistle.
For the next match, we will have PARO FC vs TENSUNG FC at Woochu Sports Arena.