Ceres battles past Shan United to set up clash vs Brisbane Roar

first_imgOSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Schrock was denied by the post deep into extra time, after shooting from a tight angle following a flowing move involving substitute Manny Ott and OJ Porteria. The Burmese champions sat deep and absorbed the pressure for most of the match, denying the Busmen space in the final third. FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkBut as both teams searched for a winner in extra time, it was Schrock who provided the flash of inspiration when his effort was deflected into the bottom corner, beating Shan goalkeeper Thuha Sithu.Shan hit back when Asare turned and lifted the ball past debuting goalkeeper Toni Doblas. The goal sent the match into penalties, where Carlie De Murga, Stephan Schrock, Mike Ott and Bienvenido Maranon all found theback of the net. Racela looking for better finishing kick from TNT Philippines Football League champion Ceres-Negros dug deep and kept its poise in the shootout to subdue Shan United of Myanmar, 4-3, on penalties last Tuesday night to advance to the second round of AFC Champions League qualifiers at Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar. Far from their best form after returning from a break only last week, the Busmen forged ahead in the 92nd minute through a deflected effort from Stephan Schrock only for Patrick Asare to pull the hosts level sevenminutes later. ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew The hosts missed two penalties, allowing the Busmen to punch their ticket to the second round where they will face Brisbane Roar of Australia on Jan. 23. “It was a tough game, we weren’t ready to play 120 minutes because we only had four training sessions before the game but everytime we wear this jersey, we represent Ceres, we represent Bacolod, we represent the Philippines, so we have to give our best,” said Ceres skipper Carlie De Murga.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacsoncenter_img Hong Kong marks Christmas Eve with mall clashes and tear gas PLAY LIST 01:07Hong Kong marks Christmas Eve with mall clashes and tear gas01:17Christmas Eve chaos in Hong Kong as police and protesters clash00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award MOST READ View comments Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Conelast_img read more

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