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Warriors Top Table

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Celebrations as Ivan Jerkovic calmly converted his penalty to give the Warriors the lead. (Photo: SSC/Bibek Gurung)

Countless misplaced passes, a constant barrage of long hopeful punts up the field and numerous fouls committed, the much anticipated “uniform derby” failed to live up to its hype.

The scrappy two nil win over Home United sent the Singapore Armed Forces Football club (SAFFC) to the top but with the best chances falling to Home United, they were left to rue their missed chances as they surrendered top spot.

Home United’s first goal opportunity came in the 14th minute when the ever-reliable Daniel Bennett misjudged the flight of the ball and allowed Mendy a free header at the near post. However, SAFFC custodian Shahril Jantan pulled off a good safe to keep the score level. 

Mendy was a thorn in the SAFFC defence, dominant in the air and nibble with his feet, he was a constant threat and almost won his side a penalty in the 38th minute when he went down in the box. However, the referee signaled him to get up and the match continued. 

As both teams headed into the dressing room after a very listless first half, Warriors head coach Richard Bok must have said something to his team as SAFFC came racing out and forced a save from Lionel Lewis within three minutes of the second half. 

SAFFC kept pressing forward and their efforts paid off when Indra Sahdan who came on for Fazrul Nawaz in the 57th minute won a penalty after he was fouled by Lionel Lewis in the box. 

Making no mistake from the spot, Ivan Jerkovic sent Lewis the wrong way and gave SAFFC the lead. This forced Home United to drop their defensive outlook in search for an equaliser. The much anticipated equaliser almost came in the 77th minute through Valery Hiek, who showed the 2,688 strong crowd why he was a defender and not a striker. He missed a glorious chance to level the score for the Protectors.

His miss proved costly as Indra Shadan tormented his former club by scoring the second goal and put the game beyond doubt. Displaying his poacher’s instinct, he was there to tap into an empty net after Rhysh Roshan rattled the post.

Downplaying his role in the victory and highlighting the importance of winning Indra said, “It’s important that we won the game, I mean after all if you score but you team loses it’s not an accomplishment, at the end of the day it’s the three points that matters.”

Catch tonight’s exciting S.League match between Etoile FC and Tampines Rovers at the Jalan Besar Stadium at 730pm.