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Bran­don Cal­liste and Tevin Gar­cia net­ted late sec­ond-half goals to lead Prison Ser­vice FC to a 2-0 win over Club San­do Cul­tur­al Roots Unit­ed in the T&T Su­per League at Dibe Recre­ation Ground, Long Cir­cu­lar, St James on Sat­ur­day.

With the hosts Club San­do Cul­tur­al Roots des­per­ate to pick up points to en­sure its league sur­vival, Pris­ons Ser­vice was kept at bay dur­ing the first half as both teams went in­to 0-0.

How­ev­er, with 14 min­utes left in the clash, Prison Ser­vice fi­nal­ly broke the dead­lock through Cal­liste and with the hosts chas­ing a late equalis­er, Gar­cia added the dag­ger in the 90th to push his team to 36 points from 18 match­es, one be­hind sec­ond-placed Queen's Park Crick­et Club and four adrift of lead­ers FC San­ta Rosa, with the top two fac­ing off yes­ter­day.

At Guaya Recre­ation Ground, Cunu­pia FC led by a dou­ble from Ha­keem Legall out­played last year's dou­ble crown cham­pi­ons Guaya Unit­ed 4-2 to so­lid­i­fy its hold on the fourth spot.

Legall fired Cunu­pia FC ahead as ear­ly as the ninth minute, but six min­utes be­fore the half-time whis­tle Garvin Sama­roo drew the hosts lev­el.

A min­utes af­ter the restart Leroy Jones had the home sup­port­ers in a glee when he got the go-ahead item, but that joy was short-lived as Legall com­plet­ed his brace to even up the match at 2-2.

Marko Darko then put Cunu­pia back in front at 3-2 in the 54th be­fore Kevon Wood­ley, sealed the win for the vis­i­tors with his league-lead­ing 17th item of the sea­son in the 87th minute.

In Sat­ur­day's oth­er match, Uni­ver­si­ty of T&T edged Met­al X Erin FC 2-1.

Reinal­do Atwell (53rd) and Liam Burns (69th) had giv­en UTT a 2-0 lead at Erin Recre­ation Ground, while for­mer na­tion­al strik­er, Sylvester Tees­dale got the 75th-minute strike for Erin FC to set up an in­ter­est­ing fi­nal quar­ter of the match.

In the end, UTT held on for the win to climb to 20 points and away from the rel­e­ga­tion zone.

Sat­ur­day’s Re­sults

Club San­do Cul­tur­al Roots 0 vs Prison Ser­vice 2 (Bran­don Cal­liste 76th, Tevin Gar­cia 90th)

Guaya Unit­ed 2 (Garvin Sama­roo 39th, Leroy Jones 46th) vs Cunu­pia FC 4 (Ha­keem Legall 9th, 47th, Michael Darko 54th, Kevon Wood­ley 87th)

Erin FC 1 (Sylvester Tees­dale 75th) vs UTT 2 (Reinal­do Atwell 53rd, Liam Burns 69th)