Clash of unbeatens highlight Premier League schedule

George Town midfielder Andres Ruiz probes the Latinos FC defense in the opening game of the season. Photo: Spencer Fordin

Five of the 12 teams managed a victory in the first week of the Cayman Islands Premier League, and four of the winners will be matched against each other in the second week of the season.

Latinos FC and Bodden Town will play each other at the Annex on Saturday in one matchup of unbeaten teams, and Roma will face off against Scholars on Sunday in another clash of perfect records.

Latinos, playing for the second straight week at the Annex, used late goals in both the first and second halves to beat George Town 2-0 in their season debut. Bodden Town, meanwhile, blitzed Elite with a 4-1 score at Ed Bush. Michael Martin scored two of Bodden Town’s four goals in their first game.

Scholars, the league’s defending champion, earned a 4-1 win over East End in the opening game. Roma, meanwhile, needed a last-minute goal from Yolande Plummer to beat Sunset 1-0.

The final winner from the opening week, Alliance, will play Sunset at Ed Bush on Saturday. Alliance got goals from Javier Medina and Carlos Velasquez to beat North Side 2-1 in the first game.

North Side got its lone goal on a penalty by Guiton King in the first game. North Side will be matched against Academy, which earned a 1-1 tie with Future, at Bodden Town on Saturday.

Future, which benefited from a late own goal by Academy to seal the draw, will play George Town at Ed Bush on Sunday. The final game of week two, East End vs Elite, matches two teams that fell to one-sided losses in their first matches. Both East End and Elite lost their games by a 4-1 score.

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