FC Phuket v Sri Racha Suzuki FC tonight at Surakul

PHUKET: Toyota League Cup play advances to the final 16 tonight, with FC Phuket set for a challenge from struggling Thai Premier League (TPL) side Sriracha Suzuki FC.

The competition now changes to a two-leg (home and away) format, with Phuket enjoying home advantage in this first encounter.

Next Wednesday, Phuket travel to play the second leg at Sriracha’s Suzuki Stadium in Chonburi.

Although a division above Phuket, the Sriracha “Blue Marlins” languish near the bottom of the TPL in 16th position, with only 13 points from 17 matches.

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Having dispatched their league superiors Big Bang Chulalongkorn 2-1 last week, Phuket certainly have the bit between their teeth to move forward in this competition.

The Toyota League Cup round-of-16 match kicks off in Surakul Stadium at 6pm.

The remaining draw is as follows:

Muang Thong United – Kasetart University
Chiang Mai FC – Buriram-PEA
Chonburi FC – Sisaket FC
Chiang Rai United – Khon Kaen FC
Phattalung FC – Trang FC
Police United – Thai Port FC
FC Phuket – Sriracha FC
Suphanburi – Pattaya United

— Neil Quail

Phuket News

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