Futsal: City slickers shock leaders with 60-second blitz

Dundee Celtic (green) were beaten by Dundee City.

A sixty second blitz saw Dundee City shock leaders Dundee Celtic as SFL-Dundee settled into new digs at RPC Caird Park for the winter.

Three goals in the final minute of the first half saw City grab a deserved 7-4 victory over the early-season pace-setters to move to within five points of the summit.

Also enjoying the new venue were Dundee Stars, who ran out 4-0 winners over second-placed St Andrews University, leapfrogging the students in the process.

Dundee West Colts moved off the foot of the table with an emphatic 7-1 win over Dundee University 2nds to send their opponents into bottom spot while the University 1sts were in better form, seeing off AGB Dundee West 5-1 in a bad-tempered contest.

Dundee Celtic’s Ross Mackie goes for goal in their 7-4 defeat to Dundee City.

On a very tight court at the new Regional Performance Centre at Caird Park the action was scrappy and hard-fought but some teams adapted better with four big wins.

The final match of matchday seven was the standout result of the night as City’s Mikey Craig and Aarryn Jackson netted seven times between them.

Craig opened the scoring after six minutes before Celtic fought back to go 2-1 up through Ryan Sivewright and Stephen Ramsay.

That didn’t last long, however, as Aarryn Jackson levelled in the 17th minute before three goals in the final 60 seconds of the first half launched City into a 5-2 lead.

They added goals six and seven as Craig finished the match with four and Jackson with three goals.

Celtic grabbed two late on through Ramsay but there was no late comeback.

Dundee Stars (white) moved above St Andrews University and into second.

Dundee Stars took advantage of that to move to within three points of the top as they eased past St Andrews University 4-0.

In a very tight first-half, Zak Benmalik finally broke the deadlock in the closing seconds before some slick skill from Faisal Ahmed set up Shaun Wilson for a second on 23 minutes.

Ahmed added one himself but not before Damian Kunc rattled in a superb third after 27 minutes.

Dundee West Colts (blue) were in fine form to see off Dundee University 2nds.

West Colts started the night as the league’s bottom side but they powered past Dundee University 2nds with Luke Miller’s hat-trick stealing the show in a 7-1 victory.

Callum Rae and Cavan McLaren opened up an early lead before Alek Walsh replied on 11 minutes.

The Colts galloped away with the points, however, as Jimmy Webster struck twice before Miller grabbed a second-half hat-trick.

Dundee University 1sts on the attack against AGB Dundee West.

Dundee University 1sts moved above their 2nds with a strong second-half showing against AGB Dundee West.

Sam Pirrie and Graeme Dailly from the spot exchanged first-half goals before the students opened up an unassailable lead in the second.

Jack Penn (2), Craig Kemlo and Adam Hounat were on target.