Gombe united became the first team to score over five goals in the 2018/19 NPFL season in a single match after beating Nasarawa united 5-2 at the Pantami Stadium.
It was an encounter full of goal rains making it the first seven-goal thriller of the new season.
Never expected, but Nasarawa united fell to Gombe’s united’s pressure conceding over five goals at the back.
Abdulaleez opened the goal of rains in the 10 minute before the visitors equalized through Emmanuel’s 19th minute penalty kick.
However, that only marked the start of goals and i took only a short time for the visitors to hold back their goal as Abdulazeez doubled the lead and scored his second.
Gombe united’s onslaught on Nasarawa united was never expected, but the home side took the game to visitors claiming all three points at home.
Gombe united has failed to make the Pantami stadium a fortress, but today’s onslaught on Nasarawa united marked their start in taking charge at the Pantami stadium.
Nasarawa united came from an impressive win against Plateau united in midweek, but could not continue their form against Gombe united.
Facing a poor Gombe united, everyone expected Nasarawa united to dominate proceedings, however the reverse was the case as Gombe used the game as a statement to their survivial hopes.
The win against Nasarawa united have now taken Gombe united slight above their initial 11th position to 10th on the NPFL Group B table.