Isaiah Mc Intosh netted a double to lead Giants FC to an entertaining 4-2 defeat of defending champions Pitchmen FC in the Third Round of the Southern Football Association Premier Division ‘Big-Six’ competition on Wednesday night.
In addition to Mc Intosh, who scored a hat-trick in his team’s opening round 3-1 defeat of Serial Strikers, Jeremy Primus and Jamal Dubaray were also on target for Giants FC, who led 1-0 at the half-time interval and 4-0 at one time in the contest at La Brea.
Elijah Alleyne and Seon Shipley got two late consolation items for Pitchmen FC in the loss at La Brea.
With the win, Giants climbed to the top of the six-team table with seven points from three matches, the same as Erin FC while Pitchmen remained on four points and slipped to fourth, level with Barrackpore United.
Both Giants and Erin FC also have the same goal-difference of plus-five, however, Giants have score more goals, seven to its rivals, six.
Erin FC won for the second time in three matches, 3-0 over #9 United at Erin with a double from Darren Alexis, and the other by Akinola Williams.
Down at Barrackpore, the host got two goals each from Trevon James and Angus John into a 6-0 trashing of cellar-placed Serial Strikers after leading 3-0 at the break.
The fourth round of matches takes place on Sunday with Giants FC hosting #9 United FC at St Margaret’s from 3.30 pm. Erin FC at home to Serial Strikers in a 5 pm kickoff while Barrackpore United entertains Pitchmen FC from 5 pm.
Results - SFA Premier Division Big Six
Wednesday November 22
Giants FC 4 (Isaiah Mc Intosh 2, Jeremy Primus, Jamal Dubaray) vs Pitchmen FC 2 (Elijah Alleyne, Seon Shipley)
Erin FC 3 (Darren Alexis 2, Akinola Williams) vs #9 United FC 0
Barrackpore United 6 (Trevon James 2, Angus John 2, Ivan Williams, Jesse Downing) vs Serial Strikers 0
Remaining SFA Big-Six fixtures
Sunday November 26
Giants FC vs #9 United FC, St Margaret’s, 3.30 pm
Erin FC vs Serial Strikers, Erin, 5 pm
Barrackpore United vs Pitchmen FC, Barrackpore, 5 pm
Sunday December 2
Giants FC vs Erin FC, St Margaret’s, 3 pm
Serial Strikers vs Pitchmen FC, Penal, 3 pm
#9 United FC vs Barrackpore United, #9 Road, 3 pm