Friday, January 14, 2011
Semen Padang Top Of The League
Newly promoted Semen Padang are top of the Indonesia Super League after their 1-0 victory over Pelita Jaya. They sit one point clear of 2nd placed Persipura but the Black Pearls have two games in hand.
Are Semen Padang really the best team in Indonesia at the current moment? Well, their season so far is as follows.
1 - Semen Padang 9 6 2 1 14-5 20
2- Persipura 7 6 1 0 24-3 19
Fairly clear. But what about home/away. In Indonesia especially the team that usually wins the league is the one that does the business on the road regularly.
Semen Padang Home Record
7 6 1 0 12-1
2 0 1 1 2-4
Well, perhaps we can be kind and say the fixture list has been kind to them. Other teams have been less fortunate. Persib for example have played one home match out of their opening six games as have Bontang. And, coincidentally, they occupy the two bottom positions in the ISL