Ateneo and fierce rival De La Salle clash today in the UAAP Season 81 men’s football tournament at the FEU-Diliman pitch.
The Blue Eagles hope to avenge their 1-2 loss to the Green Archers at the end of the first round in the match scheduled at 3:30 p.m.
In other fixtures, Far Eastern University plays National University at 9 a.m., while University of Santo Tomas and University of the East collide at 1:30 p.m.
After losing to De La Salle, Ateneo went into another goalscoring spree with 11 in the last two matches to seize the top spot with 16 points.
The Archers, for their part, are trying to get within the top four range. De La Salle is actually level with defending champion University of the Philippines in fourth spot with 13 points, but the Taft-based squad had an inferior goal difference.
Jarvey Gayoso, who leads all scorers with seven, will banner the Eagles’ charge. De La Salle was successful in neutralizing Gayoso in their first meeting with Ateneo.