Friendly Result: Hougang United 2-2 Tampines Rovers


Basit Hamid 15′, 27′


Diogo Caramelo 41′, Khairul Amri 73′

The Cheetahs took a two goal lead, however a second half come back by the Stags ended in a draw, when both teams met in the friendly on Friday.

The Cheetahs started strongly and took the lead on 15 mins. A corner from Fazly Hasan was headed down by Shotton, with Basit Hamid the easiest of chance to tap in the ball from a metre out.

The Cheetahs then increased the lead twelve minutes later. Fazly Hasan managed to get loose of his marker on the left wing before he sent in a superb cross for Basit Hamid for the simplest of tap-ins to give the home side the lead.

Jerome Baker almost made it three when he hit the post. However, Tampines managed to grab a goal back four minutes before half time, when a scramble in front of goal let Diogo Caramelo the easiest of tap-ins into goal.

Half time ensued, and the Stags took control of the second half. Eventually they found an equalizer through Khairul Amri, after Ruzaini Zainal sent him clear on goal, and the Singapore International managed to beat Fadhil with only the custodian to beat.

The score remained till full time. The Cheetahs will next meet Woodlands Wellington next Friday for a friendly, before jetting off to Bandar Seri Begawan on Oct 19 for an away fixture against DPMM FC.

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