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Missed the thrills and spills in Singapore's only professional football league? Here's a quick recap of the action of the past week, where Harimau Muda gain their first points

  COURTS YOUNG LIONS 1-1 HOME UNITED
(Shamil Sharif 15' | Yasir Hanapi 44')
 
The Young Lions held their own against title-chasing Home at the Jalan Besar Stadium on Wednesday evening, eventually coming out with a 1-1 draw. Shamil gave the home side the lead in the 15th minute after he headed in a rebound, but the Protectors fought back and equalised in brilliant fashion on the stroke of half time through Yasir's volley. Despite Home captain Noh Rahman's sending off early in the second half, the Young Lions failed to capitalise on their numerical advantage, while the Protectors were also unable to take their chances as the match ended one apiece. 

 

HARIMAU MUDA B 1-0 WOODLANDS WELLINGTON
(Ramzi Sufian 58')
Bottom side Harimau Muda finally secured their first points of the season after edging out Woodlands at the Pasir Gudang Stadium. Ramzi's 58th-minute strike was enough to bring an end a terrible run of 10 straigth defeats that began from the opening round of the competition.  The Rams thought they had taken the lead midway through the first half but Moon Soon Ho's effort was ruled offside. That was as close as the visitors got as the Malaysian outfit earned their first three points of the season. 

 

TAMPINES ROVERS 3-3 WARRIORS FC
(Aleksandar Duric 52', Miljan Mrdakovic 54', Marin Vidosevic O.G. 90' | Nicholas Velez 20', Miroslav Pejic pen. 23', Abdil Qayyim O.G. 90')
   
Tampines and Warriors played out an entertaining six-goal thriller at the Clementi Stadium on Thursday evening. Rafi Ali's side were 2-0 down in the first half after Velez and Pejic's penalty gave the visitors a commanding lead at the break. However, the reigning champions woke up from their slumber in the second period and scored two goals in two minutes as well to bring the sides level. Substitute Duric's powerful header broke the duck for the Stags, before Mrdakovic's close-range finish drew the sides level immediately after that. There was late drama too, as Warriors thought they had clinched all three points after Abdil unknowingly headed the ball into his own net, but Vidosevic somehow put the ball into his own net as well right at the death to end the match in a draw.

 

ALBIREX NIIGATA 4-2 GEYLANG INTERNATIONAL
(Kazuki Sakamoto 12', Shuhei Hotta 54', Joey Sim O.G. 71', Kento Nagasaki 80' | Fabian Kwok 32', Ridhuan Muhamad 47')
Geylang ' s seven-game unbeaten record finally came to an end on Thursday evening after Albirex beat them 4-2, but the match will forever be remembered by Fabian Kwok's 50-yard finish, which went viral worldwide. The White Swans took an early lead when Sakamoto scored his eighth goal of the season, before that moment of magic from Kwok drew the sides level, as he struck a first-time volley after a clearance from the Albirex custodian. Ridhuan then gave the visitors the lead immediately after the restart but it didn't last long as Hotta brought the sides level seven minutes later. Albirex took the lead again with 20 minutes left after Sim bundled the ball into his own net and Nagasaki put the game beyond reach for the visitors just before the final whistle.

 

HOUGANG UNITED 2-1 BALESTIER KHALSA
(Diego Gama 28', Geison Moura 59' | Goran Ljubojevic pen. 36 ' )
Hougang returned to winning ways after edging Balestier 2-1 in the "live" S.League telecast of the week on Friday at the Jalan Besar Stadium. Park Kang Jin made his long awaited return to the side after an injury-plagued season, but he was unable to prevent the Tigers from yet another defeat. Gama opened the scoring for Hougang directly from a corner kick, his inswinging effort floating over Zaiful Nizam and straight into the net. However, the lead lasted for only eight minutes as Paul Cunningham earned his side a foul inside the penalty box and Ljubojevic made no mistake from the penalty spot. In the end, it was Moura who made the telling difference as his fine strike from Fairoz Hasan's cross gave his side all three points.

 

BRUNEI DPMM 4-0 TANJONG PAGAR UNITED
(Roy O'Donovan 10', 46', Rodrigo Tosi 43', Shahrazen Said 90')
DPMM strengthened their lead at the top with a routine 4-0 rout of Tanjong Pagar on Friday evening. Draws for Tampines, Warriors and Home mean the Bruneian outfit are now seven points ahead at the top of the table. The league leaders showed no signs of resting as Roy O'Donovan, Rodrigo Tosi and Shahrazen Said all got on the scoresheet. It took only 10 minutes for O'Donovan to break the deadlock after taking advantage of Hafiz Osman's slip inside the penalty box. Tosi then doubled his side's lead two minutes before the break as he headed in O'Donovan's cross. The Irishman then scored his second of the evening after a well-worked goal straight from the re-start. Shahrazen put the icing on the cake in added time to put the home side four goals to the good.

WEEK 11 AT A GLANCE : 22 GOALS, 2 PENALTIES, 3 OWN GOALS, 27 YELLOW CARDS, 2 RED CARDS.
TOP SCORERS:
11 - RODRIGO TOSI (DPMM)
10 -  ROY O'DONOVAN (DPMM)
9 - GEISON MOURA (HOUGANG)

8 - MIROSLAV PEJIC, NICOLAS VELEZ (BOTH WARRIORS), KAZUKI SAKAMOTO (ALBIREX), GORAN LJUBOJEVIC (BALESTIER KHALSA)
ASSIST LEADERS:
7 - LEE KWAN WOO (HOME), MIROSLAV PEJIC (WARRIORS)
6 - ROSMIN KAMIS (DPMM), KAZUYA OKAZAKI (ALBIREX)
5 - ALEKSANDAR DURIC (TAMPINES), INDRA SAHDAN (HOME)
Latest standings here, more news here.

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