LALITPUR: Satdobato Youth Club defeated Khumaltar Youth Club 3-2 in the battle between the top two teams of the Martyrs Memorial B Division League here at the ANFA Complex grounds on Friday.

Dorje Tamang, Ashish Rai and Bhuwan Basnet scored for Satdobato, while Sabin KC and Aadil Hamid netted replied for Khumaltar.

With the win, Satdobato accumulated 19 points and opened up three-point lead over Khumaltar - who faced their first defeat and remained at the second on 16 points - with four matches remaining. In another match, Madhyapur Youth Association beat Tushal Youth Club 2-0 for their first victory.

Dhiraj Shrestha and Yama Rajbahak scored on either half for Madhyapur, who climbed to 11th position with four points. Tushal remained at seventh position with eight points.

A version of this article appears in the print on February 27, 2021, of The Himalayan Times.