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FC Phuket 2 – 2 Samut Prakan

Legacy Phuket Gazette



PHUKET: FC Phuket pulled back from down two-nil to salvage a point on the road at Samut Prakan in the Thai League’s Division 1 yesterday.

The Southern Sea Kirin appeared to be on yet another hard-luck road trip when Samut Prakan’s Lee Tuck scored early in the second half and then set up teammate Weerasak Kiatsoong-nern put his side up 2-0 at 59 minutes.

Tuck, the only Englishman playing in Division 1, was later named man of the match.

But FC Phuket fought back with a beautiful goal into the top-right corner by Nitirote Sukuma at 67 minutes.

The equalizer came at 72 minutes, when Samut Prakan defender Surapon Phromriboon pulled down FC Phuket’s Kone Adama in the penalty area and sure-footed Nene Bi converted the ensuing penalty kick.

To view all four goals click here (scroll past the Thai text and click on the viewer)

In other Division 1 matches played over the weekend:

Buriram 6 – 1 Air Force Utd

PTT Rayong 1 – 2 Bangkok Utd

Chiang Mai 0 – 1 RBAC

Songkhla 3 – 0 Rajapracha

Thai Honda 1 – 5 BBCU

Bangkok FC 2 – 1 JW Rangsit

Saraburi 1 – 1 Suphan Buri

Chantaburi 0 – 1 Chainat

FC Phuket fans will have the chance to see Saraburi in action next weekend, when the Southern Sea Kirin play them again at home on Sunday at 6pm.

For a complete report and league table, pick up the next hard copy of the Phuket Gazette.


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