Ballarat City wins country battle against Bendigo City FC.

BENDIGO City FC has slumped to a 7-nil loss at the hands of National Premier Leagues 2 West rival Ballarat City FC.

Saturday's loss at Epsom Huntly Recreation Reserve leaves Bendigo City winless after 10 games.

The club's sole point came via a round five one-all draw against Richmond SC.

Four points separates Werribee City in ninth and Bendigo City in 10th position on the league ladder.

A home clash awaits Bendigo City this Saturday against Murray United FC.

Meanwhile, Henry Coventry-Brownrigg was the lone scorer in Bendigo City's 2-1 loss to Ballarat in the under-20s competition.

The under-18s lost 10-0 to Pascoe Vale at Hosken Reserve, while the under 16s lost 8-0.