Pune FC to face Churchill for runner`s up place
Pune: With the I-League crown already in
Dempo`s bag, hosts Pune FC will take on Churchill Brothers in
a penultimate round match here tomorrow in what will be a
battle to for the runners-up place.
A victory over the visitors will mean that Pune FC will
replace Churchill in the second place, which will be a
credible achievement for the I-League debutants.
The hosts, who thrashed Sporting Club de Goa 4-0 in their
previous match, are currently placed joint third with Mahindra
United, both the teams having scored 38 points.
However, Pune FC, who have registered nine wins, have
played 24 matches compared to Mahindra`s 25.
Meanwhile, a victory for Churchill, who drew their last
match with Mumbai FC, will ensure them a second place finish.
The visitors have scored 39 points from 23 matches with
the help of 10 wins and nine draws.