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Balestier 0 Courts Young Lions 0 | Tigers lack killer instinct

March 1, 2011


Balestier Khalsa had to settle for a point after they failed to find the back of the net against the Courts Young Lions (CYL). The Tigers were the slight favourites heading into the game, having held a couple of big guns – Etoile and Home United – to gritty draws in their last two games. […]

Home 3 Gombak 0 | Protectors improve but still not entirely convincing

February 25, 2011


Home United recorded a 3-0 victory in their first game at the Bishan Stadium since 2008. The title favourites put out an improved performance compared to their frustrating 1-1 draw with Balestier Khalsa last week, but were still not entirely convincing. Two of the three goals were scored from the penalty spot, and both came […]

Gombak 1 Tampines 1 | Another favourite stifled by the 4-1-4-1

February 19, 2011


Just three days after Balestier held Home United to 1-1 draw at Toa Payoh with a fluid 4-1-4-1 set-up, another S.League title contender – Tampines Rovers – was frustrated by a similar set-up at Gombak United. But while Home dominated possession and Balestier needed a super performance from Paul Cunningham in defence, Tampines struggled to […]

Balestier 1 Home 1 | Favourites Home frustrated by well-drilled Balestier

February 16, 2011


Balestier Khalsa pulled off the first real upset of the 2011 S.League season when they held Home United – tipped by punters and fans to be the champions this year – to a 1-1 draw at the Toa Payoh Stadium. While Home had most of the possession and looked enthusiastic to get the ball in […]