Monday, June 27, 2011
Goals Galore In SLeague
Not for the first time in recent years the SLeague is proving to be one of the more exciting leagues in the region.
We're just about at the half way point and we have the usual three horse race, champions Etoile have slipped down the ladder having four or five games in hand, and look how tight things are at the top.
1 - Home United 18 13 2 3 47-16 41
2 - Tampines 18 12 3 3 39-16 39
3 - SAFFC 17 12 2 3 35-18 38
18 - Aleksander Duric (Tampines Rovers)
15 - Mislav Karoglan (SAFFC)
13 - Frederic Mendy (Home United)
12 - Qiu Li (Home United)
When you add Albirex Niigata that's four teams averaging two goals a game this season!
But there's more fascinating snippets in the League scorned by 'knowledgeable' Singaporeans with a penchant for teams overseas. Take Geylang United. Their 1-0 victory over Albirex Niigata was their third straight win and third straight clean sheet. Before that run began they had gone six unbeaten and conceded three in three straight games.
Tonight they hope to extend that run when they host Woodlands Wellington at Bedok Stadium. The Rams have conceded five goals on five occassions, including the last three games. So that means Geylang should win 5-0 tonight, right?!
Tampines Rovers have led the table for most of the season but they have lost their last two games. Against? Home United and SAFFC!
SAFFC on the other hand have won five straight games to keep the pressure on Home and Tampines. And SAFFC's next game? Away to Home United next week!
SLeague dull? Do me a favour!