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Caslib commends Meralco Manila for showing heart in close clash with JPV Marikina

By Ivan Saldajeno

BIÑAN—Meralco Manila is now 3-for-3 in the PFL so far, but its Saturday night match against JPV Marikina at the Biñan Football Stadium was its toughest so far, only winning on a James Younghusband header.

[Related Story: James Younghusband scores winner as Manila escapes Marikina]

For Coach Aris Caslib, the will to win prevailed.

"At the end of the day, I think it's more of the heart and our desire to get the three points," Caslib told Dugout Philippines after the game.

He then commended his players, especially Ace Villanueva, who salvaged a clean sheet by making crucial saves down the stretch, for showing the fighting spirit.

"Hats off to all our players, including our goalkeeper who did very well," Caslib lauded.

Younghusband returned the favor to Caslib and his associates and even praised one more person.

"I would like to say thank you to the coaching staff and to our PT (physical therapist)," said the skipper.

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