Raia: A four goal blitz by striker Lloyd Cardozo and a brace by Joyson Gaonkar enabled host team Raia Sporting Club to hammer CAC, Cansaulim 6-2 and enter the quarterfinals of 48th Custodio Memorial Football Tournament played at panchayat grounds, Raia on Sunday.
Raia Sporting went into the lead in the 8th minute following a smart move from the middle and as attacking medio Joyson made a dash on the flank, he dodged past two defenders before slamming the ball past the bewildered CAC, Cansaulim keeper Alison Soares.
Thereafter it was the turn of striker Lloyd to find the mark when his angular effort gave no chance at all to CAC keeper in the 13th minute.
Lloyd who impressed a great deal with his fine passing and positional play completed his brace three minutes later.
Raia Sporting Club who had the possession thereafter began to dominate the proceedings and CAC, Cansaulim could do nothing to stop the maurading Raia strikers.
Joyson Cardozo who was quick with his impressive foot work thereafter scored his second goal for the day off a pass from Lloyd Cardozo.
Lloyd completed his hattrick for the day in the 27th minute and then scored his fourth goal in the 67th minute.
CAC, Cansaulim who started well caved under pressure even as Agnelo Colaso had provided the lead for his team, scoring in the 7th minute of play. Agnelo then scored his second goal in the 67th minute from the penalty spot.
Raia keeper Leo Colaso twice brought off smart saves off Agnelo Colaso.