Victorino Fernandes was once again at his best as he netted a brace to help Sporting Clube de Goa register a 5-1 win over Bardez FC in the Goa Professional League match played at Duler Stadium, Mapusa, on Monday.
Marcus Mascarenhas also netted a brace for the Flaming Oranje while Alton Vaz was the other goal scorer for the winning side. Baban Das managed to get onto the score sheet for Bardez.
The win takes Sporting Clube de Goa in second position with 25 points from 11 games while Bardez have six points from 10 outings.
Bardez FC played a good brand of football in the first half as they managed to walk into the breather goalless with Sporting Clube de Goa. Sporting Clube had their chances through Victorino and Cajetan but the duo failed to make the best of their chances.
Changing ends, Marcus Mascarenhas finally put Sporting Clube ahead in the 52nd minute when he received a through pass from Fady Riad and the former made no mistake this time to score the first.
However, Bardez FC responded quickly with the equalising goal in the 56th minute through Baban who made the best of a failed clearance of a Bardez corner kick.
Altan Vaz gave Sporting Clube the lead once again in the 64th minute. Once up by a goal, Sporting Clube were all over Bardez and soon inflated the lead through their star player Victorino Fernandes, who made amends to his earlier misses when he capitalised on Bardez defensive error.
The former FC Goa striker then doubled the account int he 83rd minute when he gave finishing touched to Glan Martins low cross front he left.
Marcus scored the team´s fifth in the second half injury time to make it 5-1.
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