The Real Score

They take their football seriously in India's southern state of Goa—and last week that led to two of the unlikeliest results in sporting history. Going into the final round of matches in the state's second division, the two top teams, Curtorim Gymkhana and Wilfred Leisure, were tied for first place on points, with only goal difference separating them. At stake: promotion to the first division. Wilfred needed to score seven more goals in their game than Curtorim, who were playing simultaneously in a different location. By halftime that lofty target was within reach. Wilfred led Dona Paula Sports Club 7-0....

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