Monday, May 31, 2010

Naga hit the highs

Naga leap to the top of the table with their 3-1 win over Wat Phnom
It crept up without me noticing. I mean that Naga's 3-1 win over Wat Phnom on Saturday took them to the top of the C-League table, leapfrogging three teams to lead the standings by a point for a day, and if they beat Phnom Penh Crown in the final game of the 1st half of the season next Wednesday, they'll be back on top before the week-long rest. Naga dominated the game from the start, with Wat Phnom failing to register a shot on target in the 1st half. They took the lead on 24 minutes when Chin Chum's header sailed into the net though he looked yards offside to me. On 32 minutes Chum got goalside of the Wat Phnom defence and scored at the 2nd attempt. He should've got a 3rd but his curler hit the outside of the upright and he was replaced. The 2nd half was crap to be honest though Phlong Chanthou grabbed one back for Wat Phnom before Naga sub Tong Soto made sure of the victory with a close range effort in time added on. They may be top but Naga have yet to really impress this season. What will they be like when they really get going?
Wat Phnom's season just goes from bad to worse and they find themselves in a relegation dogfight with three other teams

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