Sunday, March 30, 2014

PTT Rayong 2-2 Chonburi

Chonburi scored deep into stoppage time to secure an unlikely point.

The Sharks started brightly but it was the hosts who took the lead in the
14th minute. The bounce from Yves Desmarets' shot deceived Sinthaweechai
and the ball bounced over the keeper's floundering dive into the net.

The goalscorer was involved in PTT's second goal as they doubled their lead
seven minutes before the break. Desmarets linked up with Sanchez and
the Spaniard's neat turn and shot nestled in the bottom corner of the

Chonburi made a double substitution at half time
but it made little impact as PTT Rayong were comfortably holding onto
their two goal advantage.

However, that changed 19 minutes from time when an unmarked Chakrit halved the deficit following a corner kick.

Another corner from the same spot sparked the play for Chonburi's 94th minute
equalizer. A short corner caught PTT static and Anderson used his head
to guide home a whipped in cross from the right.

The 2-2 draw preserved Chonburi's unbeaten start to the season. For long periods
it appeared unlikely that the Sharks would salvage anything from this
contest. PTT Rayong must be bitterly disappointed not to have won this
game considering they held a 2 goal advantage until the 70th minute. The
two goals conceded from corner kicks must have infuriated their

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