Azkals settle for 1-3 loss to Inferno

Posted at Aug 12 2012 04:08 PM | Updated as of Aug 13 2012 12:08 AM

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Azkals settled for a 1-3 defeat to the Chicago Inferno to kick off their United Stats tour Sunday morning.

The Azkals surrendered three goals in the first half, the first coming in the seventh minute courtesy of the Inferno’s Carl Haworth.

The Inferno made it 2-0 in the 14th minute, and added another goal in the 31st.

The Azkals’ defense was more organized in the second half, and they finally broke through in the 73rd minute when Carli de Murga slotted in the ball off a long pass.

The Azkals’ US tour continues next Saturday, August 18, when they take on the US Virgin Islands in Indianapolis, Indiana. --Dateline Philippines, ANC, August 12, 2012.