With two games at hand and the defeat of current Div I leaders Loyola Meralco Sparks the previous night, both Kaya FC and Stallion had their chance to move closer. However, both teams would have to share a point after their fixture ended on a goalless draw on Sunday night.
On the day before their top-of-the-table clash with the Loyola Meralco Sparks, Global FC revealed a couple of new wrinkles in its press conference in Taguig.
The United Football League released an updated schedule on Tuesday to reflect changes that had been agreed upon by both the league and the Philippine Football Federation.
It already reflected itself with the juggled schedule last week, with Global facing Kaya on February 26 instead of its original February 27 playdate.
Far Eastern University completed the unprecedented UAAP treble on Saturday afternoon at the artificial turf inside the campus of FEU-Diliman.
FEU accomplished the feat with a 2-0 victory over Ateneo in Game 2 of the UAAP Juniors Finals, sweeping the series, 2-0.
The final UFL Div I match before the international break ends in a 2-2 draw between Team Socceroo and Pachanga Diliman on Thursday night at the Emperador Stadium.
Jeong Woo Lee scored twice for the Div II champions, with the first one being gifted to him after a collision between Steve Yambou and Deo Seguinal opened the opportunity for the South Korean.
With 12 of the 20 locally-based players called up to play in international football on the pitch at the Emperador Stadium, it was Eddie Mallari who made arguably the biggest contribution on the field for Kaya FC's 1-0 victory over Global FC.
Simon Greatwich and Balot Doctora justified their national team call-ups on Tuesday night at the Emperador Stadium, leading the way for their respective squads to victories.
Greatwich and Joo Young Lee stepped up to the plate for the Loyola Meralco Sparks in their 3-1 victory over Army GTI in the first match of the doubleheader.
Status quo remained supreme atop the UFL Div I on Saturday, as both the Loyola Meralco Sparks and Global FC won their respective matches.
Global dominated Stallion in the match featuring the last two league champions on Thursday night at the Emperador Stadium, emerging as 5-1 winners.
Mark Hartmann and Misagh Bahadoran each scored twice for coach Leigh Manson, with the other goal coming from Milad Behgandom.
Nate Burkey's seventh goal of the season was all Pachanga Diliman needed to end their losing skid.
Burkey received the ball from Ariel Zerrudo on the 74th minute and put it past Patrick Deyto for what turned out to be the only goal on the night.