(Davao del Norte Sports Complex)
4 p.m. – Davao vs Meralco
(Quirino Stadium, Ilocos Sur)
7 p.m. – Ilocos vs JPV
Solo leader Meralco-Manila aims to remain unbeaten when it tangles with the Davao Aguilas today in the Philippines Football League at the Davao del Norte Sports Complex in Tagum City.
The Sparks, who opened the league season with five consecutive victories, are favored to secure another three points in the 4 p.m. midweek battle with the struggling Aguilas down south.
Meralco leads the standings with 15 points after defeating longtime rival Kaya-Makati, 2-0, Saturday at the University of Makati Field.
Phil Younghusband, whose second half penalty kick preserve the victory against Kaya, leads Meralco alongside Joaco Canas and Tyler Matas.
Davao picked up a rare point Sunday when it battled Stallion-Laguna to scoreless tie at the Biñan Football Stadium.
The Aguilas are searching for their first victory in six matches.
JPV-Marikina tries to win its fourth straight and maintain its hold of second place in the table against Ilocos United at 7 p.m. at the President Elpidio Quirino Stadium in Bantay, Ilocos Sur.
JPV is on a high after producing a shock 2-1 victory over powerhouse Ceres-Negros Saturday at the Rizal Memorial Stadium.
A team reinforced by Japanese expatriates, JPV has 12 points to trail Meralco for the lead by three.