Defending champions Colombo FC met with defeat in their opening game of the Dialog Champions league when they lost to Blue Stars SC by a solitary goal at the Vernon Fernando ground in Kalutara a few days ago.
The winning goal for Blue Star SC was scored by G.I. Hameed during extra time.
This was after Colombo FC were reduced to ten-man team with M.R. Mohideen receiving a red card.
Renown SC beat Saunders
Renown SC defeated Saunders SC 2-1 in their game played at the Race Course.
Saunders SC took the lead in the first half through a goal by S.S. Niresh.
O.J. Michale and M. Fazal scored the goals for Renown in the second half.
Crystal Palace FC rout Matara SC
Crystal Palace FC routed Matara SC by 4 goals to one in their match played at the Jayathilaka Stadium in Nawalapitiya.
E. Issac Aba (8th minute), M.A. Kalid Azmil (17th minute), C. Udobuici Erastus (2 goals – 56th, 83rd minutes) scored for Crystal Palace.
D.B. Weerappuli scored the goal for Matara SC.
Upcountry Lions roar 2-0
Upcountry Lions defeated Civil Security 2-0 in their encounter played at the City Football grounds. Charles C. Orlu in the 61st and 82nd minutes scored for Upcountry Lions.
New Young SC triumph
New Young SC defeated Police SC by 3 goals to one in their fixture played recently.
D.E.H. Priyankara (2 goals – 8th, 68th minute), Ankamah George in 32nd minute, scored the goals for New Youngs.
R.P.D.S. Pathirana scored for Police SC.
One all draw
Thihariya Youth did well to hold Java Lane SC to a one-all draw in their encounter played at the Kelaniya Football complex. A.L.M. Aleem scored for Java Lane while T.A.K.G. Perera found the equaliser for Thihariya Youth.
Navy rout Super Sun
Navy SC routed Super Sun 3 nil in their match played at the Vernon Fernando Ground in Kalutara. Goals were scored by E.A.C. Sanjeewa, H.M.S.N. Wijethunga and R.M.J.D. Ratnayake.
Solid SC win
Solid SC defeated Negombo Youth 2-0 in their match played at the Kelaniya Football complex. W.R.J. Edison Figurado and O.I. Abumer scored for Solid SC.