Bangkok Utd win as different giants falter
Kirins endure shock defeat to 10-man Pathum
True Bangkok United began their Thai League 1 marketing campaign with a convincing win a day after defending champions Chiang Rai United dropped factors of their first recreation at Samut Prakan Metropolis on Friday evening.
A 13th-minute striker by Nattawut Suksum and a first-half personal aim by Adul Muensamaan gave hosts Bangkok United a 2-Zero victory over PT Prachuap.
Former champions SCG Muang Thong United got a precursor of what lies forward as they had been shocked 2-1 by 10-man BG Pathum United.
The Rabbits had been left shorthanded when defender Irfan Fandi Ahmad was despatched off a couple of minutes after Derley transformed a 38th-minute penalty for the Kirins.
Pathum United turned the tide with second-half targets from Victor Cardozo (penalty) and Thailand star Thitiphan Puangjan.
Additionally yesterday, Sukhothai went forward on 4 minutes after which efficiently defended the sting given by a Evandro Nascimento aim to say a 1-Zero residence victory over Suphanburi.
Earlier on Friday evening, defending champions Chiang Rai United might solely handle a 1-1 draw away at Samut Prakan Metropolis.
The hosts had been put forward within the third minute by Aris Zarifovic however the Beetles pulled stage quickly after the break when Piyaphon Phanichakul delivered the equaliser.
Samut Prakan Metropolis coach Masatada Ishii praised his males for wresting again management from Chiang Rai within the second half however regretted his group’s incapacity to say three factors from the sport.
“I’ve been with the group for less than two months and I’m happy that they had been capable of play at such a excessive stage,” added Ishii.
In the meantime, Thai nationwide group strikers Supachai Jaided and Suphanat Mueanta are unlikely to seek out locations on Buriram United’s beginning line-up for his or her first league match of the season in opposition to promoted Police Tero right this moment.
The Thunder Fortress, who ended the 2019 season with none silverware to the credit score, look prone to begin with new strike duo of Argentinian Bernardo Cuesta and Brazilian Ricardo Bueno.
Buriram had been hit exhausting by the departure of their prolific scorer Diogo Luis Santo final yr and they are going to be hoping that their scoring prowess returns in opposition to Police Tero.
Coached by former Thai worldwide Rangsan Viwatchaichok, Police Tero are all too aware of life within the prime flight regardless of spending a yr within the second tier. They may even be eyeing a powerful begin to the season at their residence floor.