LAST year’s runner-up University of Santo Tomas pulled off a 2-1 win over debuting National University at the start of the UAAP men’s football event on Sunday at the Erenchun field in Ateneo.
UST midfielder Patrick O’Neal provided the lead for the Tigers with a goal in the 62nd minute breaking a 1-1 tie.
John De Arce had given the Tigers their first goal in the seventh minute, but Mark Marcaido equalized for the Bulldogs in the 21st minute.
Santo Tomas joined Far Eastern University at the top with three points. The Tamaraws beat La Salle, 3-0, while Ateneo and University of the East settled for a scoreless draw.
In women’s action, Ateneo defeated University of the Philippines, 2-0