Last weekend’s Toyota Thai League saw Buriram United clearly struggle at home, while Bangkok Glass was haunted by a former player.
Buriram United 0-1 Army United
(Sanukran Thinjom 66’)
The 2015 invincible champion, Buriram United is unable to score at their own home for three games in a row, after defeated by Army United for first time in six years.
Kim Seung-yong screwed the first shot wide for the hosts after five minutes in play, but the visitors settled better with Tossawat Limwanasthian in particular looking threatening as he sent an early effort squirming to the post. The first half finished scoreless.
It was Army who managed to take the lead in the 66th minute, thanks to Sanukran Thinjom’s magnificent scoring.
Buriram tried hard to bounce back as South Korean midfielder Go Seul-Ki had a shot on target but failed to score an equaliser. The defending champion failed to collect three points, when Army United eventually sealed a surprise 1-0 victory.
Chonburi FC 2-1 Bangkok Glass FC
(Prakit Deeprom 25’, Narong Jansawek 35’/Surachat Sareepim 12’)
Chonburi FC’s brace was enough for the hosts to seal a 2-1 victory against The Glass Rabbits, Bangkok Glass FC on Saturday night.
The biggest clash of last weekend erupted at Chonburi Stadium.
Brazilian players, Leandro Assumpcao and Anderson Dos Santos both went close during the first 10 minutes but it was Bangkok Glass who took the lead in the 12th minute when Ariel Rodriguez sent a superb cross for Surachat Sareepim to net the 1-0 lead.
The hosts subsequently fought back as Prakit Deeprom notched the equalizer in the 25th minute before Narong Jansawek, Bangkok Glass’s attacker headed the second goal for Chonburi from Korrakot Wiriyaudomsiri’s corner-kick ten minutes later. The first half finished with the thrilling 2-1 score in favor of the home side.
The pattern remained set for the start of the second period too, with both teams enjoying plenty of possession but struggling to break down their opponents.
The second half ended up scoreless, meaning Chonburi grabbed the precious victory 2-1 over Bangkok Glass.
Pattaya United 1-2 Muangthong United
(Pathompol Charoenrattanapirom 12’/ Adisak Kraisorn 23’, Michael N’dri 83’)
Michael N’dri celebrated his first goal for his new club, when he came out from the bench to secure the winning goal as Muangthong United came from behind to beat ten-man Pattaya United 2-1.
Yukiya Sugita put Pattaya’s first clear-cut chance over the bar after seven minutes of play, while Adisak Kraisorn went close to add first goal to Muangthong in the 11th minute.
It was the hosts who took the lead first, when Soony Saad slipped in Pathompol Charoenrattanapirom to slide a cool finish past Kawin Thamsatchanan.
Even after Pattaya had gone ahead, the visitors continued to play with confidence and finally found the equalizer thanks to Adisak Kraisorn’s powerful finish in the 23th minute. Afterwards, Michael N’dri scored a late winner as Muangthong claimed a controversial 2-1 victory over Pattaya at Nongprue Stadium.
Other TTL Results
Saturday 14th of May, 2016
Sisaket FC 1-1 Navy FC
Sukhothai FC 2-1 Chainat Hornbill
Bangkok United 2-1 Nakhonratchasima FC
Sunday 15th of May, 2016
Suphanburi FC 0-0 BEC Tero Sasana
Chaingrai United 1-0 Ratchaburi FC
BBCU 1-1 Osotsapa M-150 Samutprakarn
Author: Sudarat Khamdee