Bangalore: Dempo SC of Goa, defeated ITI SC 1-0 in a lacklustre National Football League match on Thursday.
After a barren first half, Mario Soares scored the all important goal for the Goan outfit in the 87th minute, catching ITI íkeeper Gumphe Rime off guard.
With this victory, Dempo have nine points with three wins and a loss from four outings, while ITI have gathered only one point with a draw and two defeats.
In a lacklustre soccer, both teams were involved in meaningless exchanges. Dempo almost scored in the 30th minute but forward Nigerian Majek Bolajiís powerful shot was saved in a superb fashion by Rime.