The stylish Wei Loon returned with a bang and rescued Saturn to a draw with a brace. He scored at each half with the newly acquired movements that reminising Lê Công Vinh (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%AA_C%C3%B4ng_Vinh) , and he termed these new tricks as the Vietnamese cat-style burst and doggie-style strike.
Saturn's Wei Loon was sent to an intense training camp in Vietnam for a 3-month loan with the vietnamese division 1 Katdog FC. The goal-shy Wei Loon was not on the score-sheet for the last 10 matches prior to the training trip. And Saturn management decided to send Wei Loon (also nicknamed WL-the-Ferrari) for an oversea trip hoping to sharpen his skills.
The decision to recall Wei Loon to the starting line-up paid dividend immediately when Wei Loon scored a goal in the first half thanks to the masterclass midfield creative display of Sze Fu. Wei Loon beat the Arabian keeper with his run that simulate a crouching thunder cat.
Wei Loon then scored his second goal in the second half in a memorable fashion. His second goal came after some neat passing from Hooi dominating the left attacking spot and some nice inter changes between Sze Fu and Davis that opened up scoring opportunity. WL's powerful strike sent the Arabian keeper eating grass in a doggie style.
The controversial Saturn forward missed an easy scoring opportunity as early in the 3rd minute into the game by putting a drill wide, despite in a 1-on-1 face-off with the Arabian keeper. The antic reminiscing the old fashion of the half blind specless-Ferrari. Some fans were seen screaming "CiB** ...!! )@#%@:>! Put on your spec la woooiii....!". WL ignored the abuse and continue to proof the fans wrong later in the game.
Saturn started the game brightly with several goal scoring opportunities. However, with the usual awful finishing, Saturn squandered many chances and putting the team in stressful situation. Saturn's Allan nearly gave Arabian a lead after a poor back-passing, only for Saturn's informed keeper Zhui to save. The lucky Allan escaped the lecture from Saturn's coach Mr X.
Saturn's Lau put up an awful display in the sunny afternoon, and was substituted just 7 minutes into the play. Mr X was quoted "Lau's stamina is appalling and we need him to work on his diet or else he cannot even run pass the 10 minutes to earn a rating.". Mr X was animated and was seen furious from the tactical director box when Lau asked for substitution just a few minutes of play. It was obvious that Lau's fitness becoming an issue nowadays.
A throughball by SB sent Loke clear on the line but the powerful strike went sky-rocketted. Another attempt of freekick side-netting saw SB missed by 2-inches.
Despite the suspended Pogba-alike Arabian striker did not start the game, the Arabian team attack ferociously midway through the first half. The Arabs' dangerous passing managed to confuse Saturn's defence and scored from center of the D.
Arabs were 2-0 up 15 minutes later when they broke thru from the right attacking wing and scored with a beautiful chipping strike.
Moments later Wei Loon scored after an artwork by Sze Fu to put the score to 2-1.
Saturn's defensive stalwart OhKee was sidelined by injury and helped provided much needed pep-talk that helped rejuvenating Saturn's team spirit, while Lau continue resting and recovering.
Kapsiao.com captured the moments when Lau baby-sitting and flirting with Boss Davis' baby boy in order to allow some game time for Davis.
Saturn welcome back their strong defensive midfield Abu. The fans also singing Abu's song "Abu !!! Abu !!!" around the stadium and wanted to see the all round action. Abu did not disappoint the loves given by the fans and opta stats backed that Abu relished 14 tackles with 11 successful intercepts in the second half alone. More than anyone by miles, while the Arabs registered zero tackle. The hard pressing work by the Saturns in second half creating Saturn's second goal and it was scored by WL.
When asked how he managed the 2 goals, Wei Loon replied "Perhaps the proteins I took in Vietname provided extra energy and i scored with pace and power." His teammate LauBS further joked "Nature provided him very good learning and it was during his training in Vietname maybe he observed how a Cat escaped from the running-Dog with her pace that gave Wei Loon much of the idea that he can translate into such an elegant performance".