Hougang Utd became the first team to deal the White Swans defeat in Jurong East Stadium for 3 years and 8 months since November 2015.
2 quick goals in 6 minutes in the first half handed the Cheetahs the initiative in the tie. National Team winger, Faris Ramli earned a soft penalty in the 25th minute which striker Stipe Plazibat converted.
Plazibat scored his second goal in the 31st minute when centre back Kaishu Yamazaki lost possession in the midfield area.
The White Swans fought hard to maintain their unbeaten record but they could only muster a goal from Zamani Zamri, who scored his first goal for the club.
Final score 1-2
The loss meant that DPMM stretched its lead at the top of the table to 4 points as it overcame the Young Lions 1 nil tonight.
■Date & Time
Saturday 13th July 2019, 5:30pm Kick Off
Hougang United FC
Jurong East Stadium
Albirex Niigata FC (S)：1
Hougang United FC：2
46′ Firas → Yoshikatsu Hiraga
83′ Zamani → Ryo Nakano
【SPL 16th Leg】
vs Home United FC
Thursday 18th July 2019, 7:45pm Kick Off
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