ADAMSON pulled off the first major upset in the UAAP football tournament, beating La Salle, 1-0, on Sunday at the FEU-FERN pitch in Diliman.
It was a huge breakthrough for the Falcons after suffering back to back 4-0 defeats at the hands of Ateneo and Far Eastern University.
Rookie Ejike Ugwoke scored on a header for the Falcons in the 58th minute.
The Green Booters still managed to control the match after but were never rewarded and suffered their second straight loss following a 1-0 defeat to Ateneo.
The Falcons moved past bottom teams UE and National University, joining University of Sto. Tomas in fifth spot with three points.
La Salle has four points.