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Missed the thrills and spills in Singapore's only professional football league? Fret not, here's a quick recap of the action over the past week, which saw DPMM surge to the top!

TANJONG PAGAR 1-2 HOUGANG UNITED
(Sebastien Etiemble pen. 28' | Igor Cerina 36', Geison Moura 87')

After their hard-fought 2-1 win away at Harimau Muda last week, the Jaguars crashed to defeat in their first home game. New signing Etiemble got them off to a good start but the Cheetahs recovered well. Fazli Jaffar notched two assists as Cerina headed the equaliser and Moura sealed a late comeback victory.

ALBIREX NIIGATA 3-0 HARIMAU MUDA
(Itsuki Yamada 58', Kazuki Sakamoto 68', Kazuya Okazaki 76')

After their opening game ended in defeat to Brunei DPMM at home, the White Swans bounced back in style against the Young Tigers in their second match. Slick passing led to three goals from Yamada, Sakamoto and Okazaki as the Japanese side got their campaign up and running.

WOODLANDS WELLINGTON 1-1 BALESTIER KHALSA
(Chang Jo-yoon 72' | Goran Ljubojevic 67')

This game was anticipated to be a thriller, though in truth it was anything but that, with both sides playing rather cautiously. The game only opened up after the first goal, which saw Ljubojevic pounce for his second in as many game following an uncharacteristic error from Rams custodian Yazid Yasin. Chang's brilliant curling strike five minutes later ensured parity and a share of the spoils.

BRUNEI DPMM 2-0 WARRIORS FC
(Rodrigo Tosi 49', Rosmin Kamis 90')

It was woe in Brunei for the Warriors as they failed to overcome the hosts, who made it two wins out of two. Tosi got his second goal in as many games with the opener before threading captain Rosmin through for a late second, as Steve Kean's side went top of the league.

HOME UNITED 4-1 GEYLANG INTERNATIONAL
(Izzdin Shafiq 12', Yasir Hanapi 43' 76', Kwon Dakyung 52' | Leonel Felice 63')

The Protectors bagged their first points of the season with an emphatic victory over a hapless Eagles side, who were poor throughout. Korean playmaker Lee Kwan Woo was the star of the show, setting up Izzdin, Yasir and Kwon for the first three goals. Debutant Felice pulled one back, but Yasir rounded off the rout with a deflected shot to leave coach Lee Lim Saeng a very happy man.

TAMPINES ROVERS 3-2 COURTS YOUNG LIONS
(Miljan Mrdakovic 21', 82', Aleksandar Duric 43' | Iqbal Hussain 2', Sherif El-Masri 63')

The Young Lions gave the defending champions an almighty scare as they put in a much improved performance from their 4-0 thrashing by Balestier Khalsa last time out. Iqbal gave Aide Iskandar's side a shock early lead, tapping home after debutant Jordan Webb's shot was parried. Mrdakovic bagged a clinical equaliser before Duric waltzed through the entire visiting defence to put the Stags ahead, but El-Masri pounced on a loose ball to then draw his team level. Just when it seemed they would hold on for a point, Mrdakovic took down a superb Shahdan Sulaiman pass before slamming in his third of the season to break Young Lions hearts.

WEEK 2 AT A GLANCE: 20 GOALS, 1 PENALTY, 23 YELLOW CARDS, 0 RED CARDS

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