Monday, September 9, 2013

Sunday 8 September Review


Bangkok Glass 2-0 Chiang Rai Utd
Chainat 2-3 Buriram Utd
Suphanburi 2-5 Police Utd
TOT 0-0 Samut Songkhram

Buriram stretched their lead to five points after their 3-2 win at Chainat. Sumanya gave the Hornbills an early lead before Suchao equalised following a miscued goal kick from Kritsakorn. Osmar calmly dispatched a penalty to give the away side a 2-1 lead at the break but Seon Power netted from close range in the 51st minute to level matters. The winning goal came in the 59th minute when Chappuis found the bottom corner with a low drive.

Up until a month ago, the season was proving to be a success for Suphanburi. However they've lost that winning feeling and yesterday they suffered a 5-2 home defeat to Police United. The Pathumthani side had five different scorers and they moved into the top half of the table following this victory.

Chiang Rai United remain deep in trouble after late goals from Subara and Lazarus Kaimbi helped Bangkok Glass to a 2-0 win. TOT and Samut Songkhram both earned a point but there was very little to excite the crowd of 1,055 in Laksi.

Division 1

Ayutthaya 2-1 Krabi
Bangkok FC 0-2 TTM
BBCU 1-0 Siam Navy
Trat 1-3 Rayong FC

It was a day when teams at the foot of the table claimed vital wins. Not many would have predicted TTM's 2-0 win at Bangkok FC prior to kick off. Yoo Hong Youl took advantage of some slack defending to give TTM the lead on the half hour and the Korean confirmed the win ten minutes from time with his second.

Rayong FC rounded off a memorable week with a 3-1 victory at Trat. Goals from Choi Kun Sik, Apinan and Nuttawat ensured the Wild Horses completed their third successive win. However, Rayong FC still remain four points from safety after Ayutthaya beat Krabi 2-1. Daniel Melo's goal eight minutes from time won a fiery contest which had three sending offs.

Bouba Abbo's 71st minute lob consigned Siam Navy to their first defeat in nine matches. Navy can still breath easily though as they hold a seven point advantage over second bottom Rayong FC.


  1. What an opportunity lost for Bangkok FC.
    I think their playing style would make TPL truly amazing to watch.
    I hope that they would make it to TPL.

  2. I actually managed to watch the Buriram game on TV.
    They did not play well, I thought that Chainat played better.
    Not for a couple of poor mistakes especially, by the goalkeeper for an equalizer. Chainat could have gotten something from the game which they seem to deserve.
    The victory for Buriram should help them rest key players for the upcoming AFC Champions League Leg2.
    The day we will set aside all personal feeling to be a Buriram fan!

  3. I've watched many Buriram games over the last few years were they haven't played well, but they've always seemed to grind out results. It's a bit like Manchester United in the Fergie era.

    Buriram have a big squad so they can rotate players for AFC, TPL and cup games. They are solid at the back and the two that stand out for me are Osmar and Theerathon.

    I know some Thai football fans will not be supporting Buriram in the AFC leg 2, but I certainly will be. Let's hope they can beat Esteghlal.

  4. I couldn't believe it when Bangkok FC lost as TTM are such a poor side.

    Bangkok are good going forward but they make so many errors at the back.

    I feel the winner of the Bangkok FC v Singh Tarua match on October 5 will decide who makes the third promotion spot to the TPL.

  5. I totally agree with that but, then again we agreed that last week game would end up a boring and tactical nil-nil draw.
    We were so wrong.

    Seeing that Air Force is playing on Sunday October 6th.
    I am pretty sure I will be at the stadium watching this exciting game.

  6. That game on Oct 6th against Sriracha could be your promotion party.