RJR News / Title holders Montego Bay United (MBU) have returned to the top of the Red Stripe Premier League table after outscoring Harbour View 3-1 at Compound on Sunday.
Corey Hylton, Dino Williams and a Rosario Harriott own goal accounted for Montego Bay United’s tally on the day while Nicholas Beckett pulled back one for Harbour View.
Montego Bay United ended with 10 men after Jason Watson was sent off in the 90 th minute for two bookable offences.
MBU are now on 28 points, two ahead of UWI FC who clipped Waterhouse 1-0 at the UWI Bowl where Davion Grandison got the all-important goal in the 17th minute.
Jamalco rebounded from six straight defeats in the league to come from behind and clip fellow newcomers Maverley Hughenden 2-1 at the Constant Spring Field.
Maverley Hughenden went ahead as early as the second minute when Nicholas Scott tucked in the first chance of the game. Soon after, Jamalco were awarded a penalty but Roshane Sharpe was denied by the custodian.
Andre Dawson stole a march on his defenders to level the scoreline for Jamalco and Sharpe returned in the 66th minute to spare his blushes from the spot and gift the Clarendon-based team all three points.
Over at the Tony Spaulding Sports Complex, hosts Arnett Gardens came from behind to earn a 1-1 draw with Reno.
Jashane Foster put Reno ahead in the 17th minute from the spot but they were pegged back six minutes from time when Newton Sterling scored a glancing header to equalize for Arnett Gardens.
Tivoli Gardens recorded the largest margin of victory on the day, hammering Boys’ Town 4-0 at the Barbican Sports Complex.
Jermaine Johnson, Nickoy Christian, Michily Waul and an own goal by Victor Thompson, got the goals for the West Kingston-based team.
The game between Humble Lion and Portmore United was called off due to a waterlogged field at Effortville.
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