Manang Marshyandi Club (MMC) hammered four goals to Friends Club in its 11th match of the Martyrs Memorial Red Bull A Division Football League held at Dasharath Stadium on Tuesday.
Anil Gurung made a hat-trick and Rupesh KC scored an early goal to lead the match in the second minute.
With the win, MMC has collected a total of 26 points, a 5 points lead against Three Star Club (TSC) which was held by Nepal Army Club (NAC) in another match of the day.
They played 1-1 draw to share a point each. Bikram Lama scored for TSC and Bharat Khawas for Army.
Three Star is at the second spot with 21 points after playing 11 matches while Army is at the ninth with 13 points.