Srinagar, Jun 7: A hat-trick by S Ralleng helped Services to defeat Kerala 3-0 in the quarter-final league match of the 62nd National Football championship for the Santosh Trophy at Bakshi Stadium here today.
After a goalless breather, Services dominated Kerala in the second half. Striker S Ralleng scored thrice (20th, 27th and 40th minutes) in the second half. The first goal who scored via head while the two others through field goals beating the Kerala defenders. Kerala got a number of chances in the first half of the game.
However, the strong defence of Services foiled all attempts of them.