Pune FC held to 4-4 draw by Kenkre FC

Pune, Feb 21: Ten-man Pune FC were held to a high scoring 4-4 draw by Kenkre FC in an Under-19 I-League Round 6 encounter at the Pune FC training pitches in Mamurdi here Friday.

Rohan Dalvi put Kenkre in front in the opening minute before strikes from Altamash Sayed (23rd minute) and Yumnam Arnold Singh put Pune FC 2-1 up. However, Arish Sutaria (39th) scored six minutes later to level the match going into the break.

In second half, Kiran Choukashi (51st) put Pune FC ahead for the second time before strikes from Arish (53rd) and Rohan (79th), who completed their braces, put Kenkre ahead. However, Subhasish Bose (81st) scored at the other end to make it 4-4.

The hosts went down to 10-men after goalkeeper Avilash Paul was sent off in the 67th minute.

The draw also meant Pune FC stayed second in the table with eight points from five games.

IANS