LAHORE PIA drew 1-1 with KESC in the Pakistan Premier Football League at Korangi Baloch Stadium on Friday and managed to get third position on the points table. Both the goals of the four-yellow card match were scored in the first half and the single point airmen earned from the clash took them to third place in the league behind topper WAPDA and second-placed Army who managed 47 and 36 points respectively in 18 matches. PIA and KRL pocketed 30 points but PIA have better goal counts. PIA earned eight wins in 17 matches making 30 points with goal counts 23-14. It was second leg between two famous outfits. The first leg saw PIA winning 1-0 through Husnain Abbas goal at Peoples Sports Complex Karachi on 25 September. Husnain also showed his striking ability in second leg. PIA started the game well, creating the games first chance in the fifth minute when skipper Nasr Ullah Khan provided a cross for Muhammad Ishtiaq, who shoot wide from 20 yards. But a minute later, ball was in PIAs net leaving keeper Abu Bakar in no mans land as KESC seasoned winger Aurangzeb Senior slipped the ball past Abu Bakar with well-timed low drive in the 20th minute. Arangzeb now became second best scorer for KESC alongwith Muhammad Essa with six goals after Muhammad Rasool - 7. PIA went all out and reduced the deficit through Husnain Abbas. He cut in from right flank and left keeper Muhammad Omer with no chance deep into first half. It was 1-1 at interval while second half remained barren. Both the teams were also interested in rough tackling and Referee Shifaat Habib (Army) brought the things under control by lifting four Yellow cards - twice to both teams Abdul Ghaffar, Saeed Ahmed ( PIA) and Abdul Rehman, Muhammad Moosa ( KESC). Saturday 6 November Fixture SSGC v AFGHAN FC KPT Stadium (KHI).