MENDIOLA FC 1991 and Philippine Air Force FC notched their first points in the ongoing Philippines Football League (PFL) season after battling to a 1-1 draw on Saturday at the Philippine Football Federation National Training Center in Carmona, Cavite.
Both searching for their debut win in Season 3 of the PFL entering the contest, Mendiola and Air Force instead settled for splitting the points in the lone league match at the weekend.
Mendiola (0-1-1) was first on the scoreboard after Papuh Corsarme punctured a goal just seven minutes into the contest.
It would maintain a 1-0 lead all the way to the break as it fought off any challenge from the Airmen to level the count.
Air Force (0-1-2), however, was not to be denied in its push as forward Alvin Obero levelled things for his team in the 58th minutes.
The two teams tried to notch the go-ahead goal but none would come, leading them to the 1-1 draw and making do with a point each that goes with it.
Mendiola next plays on June 15 versus Stallion Laguna FC and Air Force faces off with Global Cebu FC on June 19. — Michael Angelo S. Murillo