The Dempo citadel finally fell in the 32nd minute. Barbosa, from the right flank, sent a cross into the boxwhere Dempo defender John Dias, who showed sign of nerves,tried to clear the ball with his head�but the ball fell on thepath of Sueoka who outjumped Domnic Noronha to head the ballinto the net beating Kattimani''s outstretched hands.

Salgaocar continued to hold a firm grip in the midfieldafter the change of ends and took the lead in the 56th minute.

Sueoka from the middle relayed the ball to FrancisFernandes on the left who dribbled past couple of defendersand drilled an angular drive that beat keeper Kattimani allends to find the far end of the net.

Ryuji then assured Salgaocar full points when he scoredhis brace in the 80th minute through a penalty.

The penalty was awarded after defender Marcus Peixotobrought down Anthony Barbosa inside the box and referee PratapSingh had no hesitation to point the dreaded spot.

Referee Pratap Singh showed yellow card to Salgaocar''sSueoka, substitute Milagres Gonsalves and Dempo''s MarcusPeixoto and Kalu Ogba.

Following today''s win, Salgaocar regained their secondspot after taking their tally to 21 points from 10 matches.

Dempo remained to fourth place with 16 points.

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