University of Santo Tomas and La Salle, after blasting separate foes Sunday, are now locked in a tight race for the No. 4 slot in the UAAP Season 79 men’s football tournament at the Rizal Memorial Stadium.
The Growling Tigers overwhelmed Adamson University, 4-1, while the Green Archers blanked University of the East, 2-0.
On Saturday, Ateneo subdued National University, 1-0, to remain on top of the table with 23 points, while defending champion University of the Philippines bested Far Eastern University, 1-0, to level its victims in second place with 18.
UST moved up to 13 points in fourth spot, two clear of De La Salle, which now has 11.
Renz Gumban, Marvin Bricenio and rookie Conrado Dimacali scored their second goals of the season.