Police FC overtook the second spot from Defence Force after winning 3-2 against AC Port of Spain on Sunday at the St James Barracks.
Police FC were already counting their three points sitting comfortably with a 3-0 lead with goals from Tyrese Bailey (35), Rakeem Cabie (72) and former youth player Juma Clarance (82). However, Kyle Bartholomew (88) and Che Benny (90+2) pulled two goals back to make the last few minutes very interesting, but it wasn’t enough.
As of late, AC POS under the charge of inspirational midfielder Che Benny have showed grit and determination. He will unfortunately be unavailable for a few matches as he will be representing T&T in Futsal at the Caribbean Games in Guadeloupe.
Deportivo Point Fortin impressive second round display continued; they weren’t as fluent this time because they needed an injury time penalty to dethrone Central Soccer World 1-0 on Saturday night at the Arima Velodrome.
The thrilling encounter seemed to be heading for a draw until referee Crystal Sobers pointed to the penalty spot in the 90+2. Nathaniel Garcia held his nerves, stepped up and spanked it home for the 1-0 victory.
Defence Force poor run of form in the last few games continued by dropping further points when they drew 0-0 against Cunupia FC. Army started the second road tied with Terminix La Horquetta Rangers on points but are now seven points behind the leaders.
Standings after 13 Rounds:
TERMINIX LA HORQUETTA RANGERS – 35 Points
POLICE FC – 30 points
DEFENCE FORCE FC – 28 points
DEPORTIVO POINT FORTIN – 27 points
AC PORT OF SPAIN – 15 points
CUNUPIA FC – 15 points
CENTRAL SOCCER WORLD – 13 points
REAL WEST FORT UNITED – 11 points
CENTRAL FC – 9 points
MORUGA FC – 1 points