Drawing a little motivation from some bold words from the opposing coach, Global FC brought down Stallion Giligan's FC, 1-nil, in UFL action Saturday at the University of Makati pitch.
Izzo El-Habbib scored the lone goal of the match in the 58th minute that proved enough to clinch the full three points for Global while dealing Stallion its first loss of the tournament.
"We were motivated by Ernie Nierras last week, when he turned on national TV and said that there's only one team that can defeat Stallion, and that's his second team," said Global coach Graeme McKinnon. "No other team is gonna beat him. So for us, that was already the motivation to win the game today and really put the pressure on. So that's what we did."
In a highly physical match that threatened to get out of control at times, Global overcame Stallion's rough play and controlled the tempo for majority of the match. McKinnon singled out his four players who flew back from the Azkals' Middle East tour the night beforeRead More »from Global ends Stallion’s unbeaten run