31 Jan (Agilent) - The high scoring game ended 5-6 with the Saturns moaning where is the REAL saturn, despite Wong netting all 5. ESPN Channel 888 recorded the post match interview with RS team, caught on camera where the manager questioning the team's roller-coaster performance after coming back, leading and down again, in the disappointing match for saturns. Saturns' TK, Andrew, SK were all guilty of not converting the chances.
Angry Birds scored the first goal with just 5 minutes into the game after catching RS defence slipping, soon after in 10 minutes, Saturn levelled to 1-1 with Wong heading the goal from Seng Bak's corner kick.
Saturn took the lead at 15th minutes after a high ball passing from Chong Seng to Wong, with Wong semi-scissor volley past the Birdy keeper. 2-1 Saturn seemed to restore the confident. Saturn could have enlarged the leadership via another nicely taken corner by Seng Bak but TK cannot keep the ball down and headed over the bar. Perhaps RS's Lau should not be taking corner anymore...
A nice work by Wong crossing from left with Andrew unmarked, but Andrew could only whack the ball over the bar. RS could have been 4-1 up!
Perhaps the Saturn's overly confident and the defense slipped again when a counter attack from AB saw Saturn's keeper beaten with a dribble-shot past Saturn defense into the net. 2-2 the Birds levelled.
Angry birds launched aerial assaults but the crossings all cleard by the tallest player on the field by Saturn. The Birds were on fire once more 5 minutes before first half ended. 2-3 the Birds were Angry and leading the score line.
in the 50th minute, RS's Earn Ming releashed a thru ball passing to Wong, and the RS striker netted his hattrick easily passed the birdy Haniff as the GK. It was worth noted that Haniff birdy dancing in front of goal, managed to save AB from going down further too soon. 3 consecutive saves from the flying Haniff kept the score to 3-3.
Passes exchanged with SK and Wong, with Wong calmly slotted his 4th goal of the game in 60th minutes. Followed by a solo efforts in 70th minute, Haniff was tammed again with a shot by Wong. AB defense seemed to have lost concerntration. RS team was leading to 5-3.
Resting Wong with further substitutes seem to only work for 5 minutes, where in 75th minutes the Birds sparkled a great come back. RS did not defense as a team and the Birds exploid the defense loophole and score from within the D. 5-4 the scores.
a cross from saturn's winger saw SK of Saturns unmarked, but SK could only tap the ball wide. Deja vu, the brotherhood of Andrew-SK unable to convert the clear chance. Replay from ESPN channel 888 saw SK eye-closed while trying to tap in!
AB counter attack exploited weakness on RS's defense, un-pressured by RS, the AB tried several long range strikes seemed to troubled RS keeper. AB converted the 5th goal with another long range efforts. 5-5 in 80th minutes.
AB sealed the game with 2 more minutes to play and scored the 6th goal via another long range efforts.
missing chances and overly relying Wong, lack of concerntration, lack of team-defencing unit cost RS the match. RS lost 5-6.
MOM : unarguably Wong