ADT bags semis slot with routing of Mendiola in Copa

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THE Azkals Development Team (ADT) earned a trip to the semifinals after a 9-0 drubbing of Mendiola FC 1991 in Group B of the Philippines Football League (PFL) Copa Paulino Alcantara last Nov. 13, 2021 at the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) Training Center in Carmona, Cavite.

ADT was led by skipper Jarvey Gayoso, who scored five goals in the match to become the tournament’s top scorer.

Gayoso converted a penalty kick in the 16th minute to give ADT the early lead.

Dennis Chung hit the back of the net in the 29th minute with a counterattack by ADT.

Christian Rontini and Mar Diano scored back-to-back goals in the 33rd and 35th minute, while Gayoso scored a brace in the 38th minute with a goal inside the box from a cross pass by Yrick Gallantes to make it a 5-0 lead at halftime.

Gayoso continued his dominance in the second half, scoring a hattrick in the 52nd minute with a header coming off a pass by Oskari Kekkonen.

Gayoso then converted another penalty kick in the 71st minute and scored his final goal in the 73rd minute.

Sandro Reyes sealed the match with ADT’s final goal in the 75th minute.

ADT faces Stallion Laguna FC in the semifinals, while Dynamic Herb Cebu takes on tournament favorite Kaya FC-Iloilo on Tuesday.

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