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Georgia round-up: Torpedo lead the way

Published: Saturday 2 March 2002, 17.09CET
FC Torpedo Kutaisi lead the Georgian Premier League after a 3-0 win at FC WIT Georgia Tbilisi.
Published: Saturday 2 March 2002, 17.09CET

Georgia round-up: Torpedo lead the way

FC Torpedo Kutaisi lead the Georgian Premier League after a 3-0 win at FC WIT Georgia Tbilisi.

FC Torpedo Kutaisi continue to lead the way at the top of the Georgian Premier League after scoring a convincing 3-0 away win at FC WIT Georgia Tbilisi on Saturday.

Poroshin double
The pacesetters were ahead in the 13th minute through Andrei Poroshin's goal and took a two-goal advantage into the half-time interval after Shota Babunashvili doubled their advantage with a fine strike. Torpedo, who have only lost twice in 19 matches this season, sealed all three points five minutes from time when Poroshin popped up to net his second of the match.

Lokomotiv in charge
Second-placed FC Lokomotiv Tbilisi continued their relentless pursuit of the league leaders with a narrow 1-0 away victory at FC Merani-91 Tbilisi. Aleksandr Kaidarashvili scored the only goal of the game three minutes from time to ensure his side stay within five points of top spot.

Batumi on top
FC Dinamo Batumi, who are a further eight points behind in third, showed they were not about to give up the ghost today with a stunning 4-0 home win over strugglers FC Guria Lanchkhuti. Goals from Ivane Makharadze (19), Temuri Tugushi (38), David Dzhanashia (61) and Paata Machutadze (78) handed them the points.

Metalurgi held
In Saturday's other games, FC Metalurgi Zestaponi and FC Kolkheti-1913 Poti shared the spoils in a scoreless draw, while FC Gorda Rustavi beat FC Sioni Bolnisi 1-0 courtesy of Armaz Jeladze's last-minute strike.

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