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Rozaimi celebrates his goal against Singapore.

Top and Flop: Malaysia U-23 1-1 Singapore U-23

Rozaimi celebrates his goal against Singapore.

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Goal takes a look at who topped and who flopped as Young Tigers managed a draw with Young Lions

Welcome to Goal's new feature: Top and Flop. For every game, a candidate will be put forward, as chosen by Goal, who deserves recognition for achieving something special. We will also name a player whose performance wasn’t up to the mark on the given day.

TOP: ROZAIMI RAHMAN

It was the 70th minute and the drab Young Tigers were on the brink of a defeat to their arch enemies Singapore. Ong Kim Swee waved his magic wand and brought on game changing Rozaimi Rahman. The Sabah lad provided a bigger attacking threat than his predecessor Hazwan Bakri with a composed performance. Cometh the hour, cometh the man, as Rozaimi stepped up to score a stunning freekick in the dying minutes of the game to save Malaysia from the jaws of defeat.

 

FLOP: ASHRI CHUCHU

The tricky winger was out of sorts in this crucial tie. The gulf in difference of his glittering performance against Brunei earlier this week compared to a lacklustre outing against Singapore was clear for all to see.  The Sarawakian struggled to get past his marker and needlessly conceded possession in several crucial attacking moments.

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