Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Singapore v Chinese Taipei 3-2
The game got off to a slow start and steadily picked up pace with both teams looking to break the deadlock.
Chinese-Taipei tried to get the game back on level terms but were unable to break down the
Coming back on for the second half, Chinese-Taipei made their presence felt with a quick goal to bring the game back on level terms through No.9, Lo Chih An. The Lions responded with a Duric goal in the 54th minute which got the fans fired up and their cheers grew louder.
Both sides pushed ahead for the next goal and substitute Hiang Shih Lu put his team back into contention in the 62nd minute. Sensing the need for more attacking options upfront, Coach Raddy brought on Fazrul Nawaz and Qiu Li in the 65th minute. The tactical switch proved to be effective as the Lions wrestled back the lead with forward Fazrul Nawaz breaking away from his defenders to slot the ball home for
“We kept passing the ball and had more possession. We did make mistakes today and we will learn from it and make changes to our game.” said Captain Shahril Ishak.
Goal scorer Aleksandar Duric was spot on when he said “We started with a new system of play from the match against
Having taken charge of the team only three days ago, Coach Tee Tae Ho said “It was tough but I think we did ok.
When asked about the difference between
Singapore: Izwan Mahbud, Safuwan Bhahrudin, Shi Jiayi, Shahdan Sulaiman, Aleksandar Duric (Fazrul Nawaz 65), Hariss Harun, Mustafic Faharudin (Qiu Li 65), Daniel Bennett, Shahril Ishak (C), Ismail Yunos (Shaiful Esah 69), Juma'at Jantan
Chinese-Taipei: Chang Yung Hsien, Lin Cheng Yi (Lee Pin Hsien 88), Chan Yu Lin (C), Chang Han (Wu Chun Ching 77), Lo Chih An, Loo Chih En (Chen Po Hao 86), Chan Che Yuan (Chen Hao Wei 45), Liu Chi Chao (Hiang Shih Lu 45), Chan Po Liang, Wei Sheng Hsin, Lee Meng Chian
SOURCE - Official FAS Release