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Played
July 13, 2012 8:45 PM SGT
Jalan Besar Stadium — Singapore
Referee:‬ Syed Azhar Syed Kamar‎
 
 
90′
That's it for the game and the season! The ref blows for full time!
 
90′
A show of frustration from Baihakki as he lunges into a tackle and is booked
 
90′
Yellow Card Baihakki Khaizan
 
90′
A long punt upfield nearly sees Bai get on the end of it, but it's the same story. Wide for a goal kick
 
90′
Will the Lions hit the back of the net in this game?
 
90′
JUST WIDE! Oh my goodness
 
90′
Mistake from Fernando as he heads it to the floor and loses his balance! Hariss collects it and pulls the trigger!
 
90′
Yellow Card Shahrizal Saad
 
90′
There's going to be 4 minutes of added time
 
89′
Hariss, with another of his surging runs as he beats 3 defenders to put in a great cross. Baihakki gets on the end of it! But heads it over!
 
88′
And the cross found none of them!
 
88′
There are at least 6 white shirts in the box!
 
87′
Some dubious tactics from Johor to waste time. Izuan is delaying the Lions' corner
 
85′
Hariss crosses it in! Johor gets in just in time to deny Khairul Nizam!
 
84′
There's a flick on from Shahdan but Sufian isn't able to turn his body to connect with it!
 
83′
Baihakki has joined the attack in open play. The Lions are looking really desperate
 
82′
Yellow Card Haris Safwan
 
81′
The final ball has been really lacking today. The crosses have not found many Lions players at all. When they do, it's always shot wide
 
80′
Irwan and Shahdan chase after a loose ball and manage to keep it play. Still Lions ball.
 
79′
Shaiful Esah makes a dreadful error as he miscues his clearance. He has to hustle the Johor player out of play
 
78′
Shahdan decides to take matters into his own hands as he lashes a volley from outside the area! Always going wide though
 
77′
He's closed down quickly but manages to lay it off to Yasir Hanapi! He fires but it's deflected
 
77′
Nizam retains on the right. He manages to play in Hariss!
 
74′
It's been set piece after set piece for the LionsXII but still nothing to show for it
 
73′
He fires it over!! That move really sums up the Lions' game tonight
 
73′
The corner is laid off to Yasir who lets fly! Zamir got a touch to it! Baihakki on the rebound!!
 
72′
Zamir punches it clear! It's gone out for another Lions corner
 
71′
Shaiful Esah wins a free kick on the left wing and it'll be Shahdan who puts it in
 
70′
it's Nizam again, stabbing the corner just wide. How long before he hits the back of the net?
 
70′
Haris Safwan takes it all the way into the Lions half but his shot is saved by Hyrul
 
68′
And that's offside from Sufian Anuar. The nippy forward moved a fraction too early
 
67′
Looks like another one of those games for the LionsXII. Lots of possession and quite a few chances and half chances but just no breakthrough.
 
65′
A nervy moment as Zamir nearly drops the ball in front of Baihakki but quickly gathers it up again
 
63′
Substitution Yasir Hanapi Firdaus Kasman
 
63′
Khairul Nizam with another great chance! As he receives a cross as the near post. HIs flick on goes wide at the far post though
 
62′
Another good chance by Johor as Shahrizal nearly breaks through the defence. Sevki does just enough to nudge him off the ball.
 
60′
Hasni Zaidi goes down as he clashed with Khairul Nizam for a loose ball. He'll have to be stretchered off.
 
60′
Tempers flare as Sufian is shoved when Zamir rises to collect the cross. Teammates rush in to diffuse the situation
 
59′
Shaiful Esah swings in a hopeful cross and Irwan gets on it! head straight at the keeper!
 
58′
A bit of a scrappy patch as Lions get away with lacklustre defending
 
55′
Lions shifting the ball from side to side but Firdaus cross is claimed by Zamir
 
53′
Poor marking from Lions as they give Shahrizal a free header in the box. Straight at Hyrul though
 
52′
Shahdan curls it in and it's Hariss again but he heads it over!
 
51′
Johor's Ismail is penalized for a nudge on Sufian
 
49′
Nizam nearly gets on the end of a Hariss lob pass, but its just too far ahead of him. What an opportunity
 
48′
Hariss shaves the post as he meets the corner! LIons come close yet again!
 
47′
Pressure from Khairul Nizam forces Johor to clear behind for a corner. so far so effective
 
46′
Sundram makes a switch at half time, taking off the ineffective Khairul Amri and replacing him with Khairul Nizam
 
45′
Substitution Khairul Nizam Khairul Amri
 
45′
Lions kick off the second half!
 
 
LionsXII dominating in the first half with plenty of possession but it's Johor who have taken their chances
 
45′
And that will be the last touch of the ball for the first half!
 
45′
Johor clear and it falls to Hariss! But it's weak and Zamir collects it.
 
45′
Corner is cleared and Shahdan controls it. He puts it in...
 
45′
Another decent build up as Khairul Amri lays it off for Juma'at. Cross is blocked and its a corner
 
45′
Can the Lions pull one back in this half?
 
45′
The ball is played slightly behind Sufian which slowed down the move allowing Johor to get back in force
 
44′
Hyrulnizam and Lions launch the counter!
 
43′
Sebki is nearly caught out as he is closed down by a Haris Safwan. His last ditch clearance results in a Johor corner
 
42′
The resulting cross is cleared by Sevki Shaban
 
42′
Johor retain possession on the left through a throw-in
 
40′
Juma'at crosses into the box to the waving Sufian. It's headed just wide!
 
39′
Poor decision from Khairul Amri as he dwells on the ball and then gives it away
 
37′
The goal seems to have knocked the LionsXII off their stride some what. They're misplacing some passes and letting Johor take the game right to them
 
37′
Zamir claims a deflected pass but Lions collect his kick upfield
 
33′
A lack of composure there from the Lions winger. A split second more to measure it up could have seen that ball hit the back of the net
 
33′
The corner drops to Khairul Amri, who's wide open! He fires it over!
 
32′
It's another corner as Johor heads it behind
 
32′
The ball has been deflected out for yet another Lions corner
 
31′
Shaiful Esah puts into the box and Sufian gets in front of his defender! Over! So close to pulling level
 
31′
Shahdan spreads the play to Irwan who lays it off to Shaiful
 
30′
So close, Shaiful Esah's freekick bends wickedly but hits the upright! It goes straight up but Johor is able to get it away!
 
29′
Yellow Card Mohammad Khairul bin Ismail
 
28′
Lions look to answer right back as they win a freekick from 30 yards!
 
28′
On closer look, the shot took a deflection off Sevki and sends Hyrulnizam the wrong way
 
27′
Goal Shahrizal Saad
 
27′
GOAL for Johor! Shahrizal scores in as Jasazrin cuts it back.
 
26′
There's a tussle between Baihakki and the Johor defenders for the corner and Johor comes out on top
 
25′
Sufian Anuar cuts it back to Shahdan but his shot is deflected over the bar. Another corner.
 
24′
Syazwan getting some stick from the Singapore fans, every time he touches the ball, as they're not happy with his abrasive attitude
 
23′
Yellow Card Firdaus Kasman
 
22′
Khairul Amri tries a potshot but keeper Zamir sees it all the way
 
21′
Hariss and Shahdan try to link with each other, but it's intercepted and Johor come away with the ball
 
20′
A decent passage of play from the Lions as they shift the ball around on the left wing. Shaiful puts in a cross but it's cleared
 
18′
Johor's Syazwan gets a stern telling off from the ref after he barges into the back of Khairul Amri
 
17′
Hariss with a defence splitting pass to Sufian Anuar! But the flag is up!
 
16′
Irwan and Hariss exchange passes down the left. It's laid off and put into the box but there isn't a Lions player to get on the end of it
 
14′
Baihakki attacks the corner! Over!
 
14′
Another brilliant ball from Hariss finds Khairful Amri down the right. The winger plays it off a defender for another Lions corner
 
13′
It's goine out for a throw and Lions play it back as they look to rebuild from the back
 
13′
Sufian robs Johor of the ball in midfield and Lions look to counter!
 
11′
Johor's Syazwan makes a dashing run from his own half but is closed out by the Lions defenders
 
9′
In these opening exchanges, it's been all LionsXII so far. They have been tearing Johor apart with the attacking runs into space
 
8′
But Zamir Selamat comes out bravely to punch it away
 
8′
Firdaus wins a deep freekick on the right. Shaiful Esah puts it in!
 
6′
The corner is drifted in and Sufian almost gets on the end of the far post flick on. It hits the post! And Johor keeper smothers it
 
5′
The ball nearly drops to Sufian but Johor make a messy clearance!
 
5′
The Lions attack again, this time it's Shahdan spreading the play to Irwan again on the left.
 
4′
Irwan puts into the box but Sufian not able to get on the end of it.
 
4′
Great ball from Hariss as he plays a Pirlo-esque cross field pass to Irwan Shah on the left
 
2′
Khairul Amri goes to ground clutching his head after he did so well to flick on for Sufian Anuar
 
1′
Space opens up for Firdaus! But his long shot was always going wide
 
1′
Lions start off at a leisurely pace, passing the ball around
 
 
Johor FC kicks off the game!
 
 
Here come the teams! Get ready folks!
 
 
15 more minutes to kick off! Jalan Besar definitely sounds ready for this final game!!
 
 
The LionsXII marches out for a their warm-up to a raucous welcome from the fans!
 
 
We're at Jalan Besar stadium on a damp Saturday night for the LionsXII final game of their MSL season!
 
Results
 
Top Scorers
Player   Goals Penalties
Paulo Rangel Paulo Rangel
Striker
Selangor
11 2
Luciano Figueroa Luciano Figueroa
Striker
Darul Takzim
5 0
Juan Arostegui Juan Arostegui
Striker
ATM
5 0
Khairul Amri Khairul Amri
Striker
LionsXII
5 0
Matías Conti Matías Conti
Striker
Pahang
5 0