Ceres nips Shan United anew, nears AFC Cup KO stage

first_imgCarpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Ceres Negros. Photo from @AFCCup Twitter account.Philippines Football League champion Ceres Negros overcame Shan United for the second straight week, this time recording a 1-0 away victory at Thuwunna Stadium to inch closer to the knockout phase of the AFC Cup.The Busmen leaned on an early penalty conversion from Spanish striker Bienve Maranon and needed some stellar goalkeeping from Toni Doblas to preserve the win. ADVERTISEMENT Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback LATEST STORIES Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery It was the second straight victory for the Busmen against the Myanmar champions following their 2-0 win at Panaad Stadium last March 6.With the win, Ceres, the reigning ASEAN zone champion, jacked up its tally to 10 points from four matches in Group F, six points ahead of Singapore’s Home United, which is playing Boeung Ket of Cambodia in Singapore. FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkOnly top teams from each of the three Southeast Asian groups as well as the best second placed club will qualify for the zonal semifinals. The Busmen missed a host of chances in the second half with Manny Ott spurning a big opportunity in the second half after he was set up by Stephan Schrock. center_img Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil MOST READ Dy, peaking La Salle not taking any opponents lightly Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Substitute OJ Porteria was denied by the post late on. Doblas proved equal to every Shan United attack, saving a couple of one on one opportunities.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View commentslast_img