Agilent (2 Aug 2012) - Lovely brace by Saturn's Chon Seng brought down the mighty NByN and a sweet back-to-back victory!
NByN dominated once again as expected, for gaining 65% of the possession with neat passing skills, but just could not break down the Saturns, and resulted in 20 shots with just 5 on target.
The game started brightly for both Saturns and NByN, with the mighty NByN dominated possession at the early stage of the game. The Saturns were seen chasing and blocking waves of crosses from Naughty By Night boys down from both wings. Crowded with stars with the likes of Haniff, Andy, Daniel, Hakim, the NByN controlled the midfield and showoff their neat passing skills from midfield down to the flanks, sending teasing and dangerous shots. Lucky for the Saturns their giant stand-in keeper has been outstanding in the air and handled most of the crossing perfectly.
Solid defending from the unsung hero Allan of Saturns in numerous situation in throwing himself in hatricks of tackles, kept Andy Chong quiet from the attacks from the right, in the process, earn himself a nicknames Allan-the-Andy-Silencer.
Solid defensive of Saturns once again frustrated Haniff the nickname Drogba of NByN the star striker once again tried to show off his intelligent flipping header by connecting a cross from midfield, but the header managed to be read by Saturn's stand-in keeper. Daniel of NByN then tried to dribble pass the solid defence of Saturns' SK and KC, but the move was well read by Saturn.
Counter attacks were seen by the Saturns and at 30th-minutes, Saturns' midfield BoonKiat collected a pass from KW, looked up and seen ChonSeng with spaces, connected Chon Seng with a throughball. Chon Seng did not disappoint Saturns by calmly slot in the helpless NByN post. 1-0 to the Saturns and shocks were seen from the many faces of NByN.
Saturns took the lead to half time, and continued to defend the massive waves of attacks from NByNs'. NByN throwed in an entire new team in the second half, in the bid of changing the scoreline. The hardwards of defense of Saturns' broke down finally at 60th minute with a brilliant strike from outside the D by a NByN midfielder. 1-1 the score with NByN team restoring some pride.
Saturns almost took the lead again at minutes 75th, with the flamboyant winger Lau sent in a teasing set-piece from a corner kick, connected by SK's header. The header flew towards NByN's keeper and Saturn's CL was connected with a touch. Fortunate to the NByN the touch was not a powerful shot and the NByN keeper managed to catch the ball. Goal line stayed at 1-1.
The reliable keeper of Saturns once again blocking several shots from NByN. keeping the goal score to 1-1.
at the 80th minute, NByN was caught with a neat counter attack display, lead by Dhillion. Dhillion dribbled passed 1 NByN's defender, with another NByN's defender closing in, Dhillion attempted a weak pass to the box. The NByN defender was under pressure and hand-handled the pass. Referee solidly pointing to the penalty spot! Saturns' Chon Seng took the lead to take the spot kick. Without hessitation he sent the NByN keeper flying unconnected and the ball went into the net. 2-1 Saturn took the lead!
Waves of attacks can be seen from NByN with domination, but can only be limited to long shots with many off target.
At final whistle, 2-1 sweet vistory was registered by Saturns once again beating NByN.
MOM: Chon Seng. zero assist from Lau for 3rd game in a row.