Continuing their solid forms on the field, Kaya Futbol Club-Iloilo made an empathic performance in the Philippines Football League as they defeated Maharlika Taguig Football Club, 10-1, at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium.

Leading the assault for the Ilonggos, Shuto Komaki tallied a hat trick to lead the way while Jarvey Gayoso and Ilonggo Jesus Melliza had two goals each. Marco Casambre, Audie Menzi, and Eric Esso also chipped in one conversion each.

Both teams started the game with veteran booters. Series of attempts were made but Gayoso opened the goal fest for Iloilo City, following a fifth-minute connection before the lead was double with Melliza’s first goal of the contest in the 18th minute.

Answering the great rally of their foes, Maharlika Taguig pulled one back as Lucas del Rosario slotted one on the upper left corner, but Kaya-Iloilo immediately regained the two-goal advantage with Komaki’s 21st-minute hit.

Komaki then knocked in his second goal of the game in the 41st minute before Gayoso and Komaki converted just before the halftime break to make it a 6-1 advantage for Kaya-Iloilo.

In the second half, Melliza opened the scoring spree for Kaya-Iloilo in the 47th minute, before Casambre and Menzi added two more in the 55th and 59th minutes and then Esso capped the goal fest with his 77th minute connection.

With the win, Kaya-Iloilo will attempt to secure their fourth consecutive win in the tournament as they battle One Taguig FC while Maharlika Taguig will try to cause an upset against another contender in DH Cebu FC.IMT Sports