Pune: Goan giants Dempo maintained their cent percent winning record this season after defeating hosts Pune FC 3-1 as they recorded their sixth consecutive victory in I-League on Saturday.

Striker Clifford Miranda helped Dempo's pursuit of victory in the right way as his header in the 15th minute gave the visitors an early lead at the Shiv Chatrapati stadium at Balewadi.

The hosts struck back 10 minutes later with forward Jeje Lalpekhlua restoring parity.

However, midfielder Anthony Pereira and striker Ranti Martins scored in the 40th and 54th minute respectively to help Dempo strengthen their position on top of the points table.

The visitors having won all their six games have 18 points while Pune FC, who lost their third game, have six points from as many games.

(Agencies)