Saturday, May 20, 2017
Kick-off: 12:30 CET
Venue Jalan Besar Stadium
Geylang International vs Hougang United, Singapore, S league
Match Predictions: X (Draw Game)
Geylang International face at home Hougang United on Saturday. The game is part of Matchday 8 of Singapore’s S league.
Both teams are in the middle of the table. Geylang is 6th, while their opponents are 5th placed. The distance between them is only two points. This means if home side win on Saturday they will go 5th just in front of Hougang.
In last 5 matches Geylang’ form is fluctuating – balance: 2 wins, 3 loses. The team crashed 0:4 at home versus Tampines, but after this bad result came 2 consecutive wins – against Young Lions (0:2) and Brunei (2:0). In the last match for April Geylang lost on away from Home United (3:o). This game will be remembered with 2 sent off players from The Eagles and 2 penalties awarded for the winners. Another loss came in the last match. Japan side Albirex Niigata won at Jalan Besar (0:1) to head the table nowadays.
Hougang United’ away performance contrasts to home. At home Hougang suffered defeat one time – 0:2 versus Home United on 9th April. But there is only one win on away from 4 matches. Most recently Hougang beat Brunei 0:2.
Both teams met in the opening match for the campaign, as Hougang played better and secured win – 2:0. Kogure and Hussain helped their team to win 3 points with 2 goals.
The game can be predicted hardly. It will be tough match, but I think Geylang have advantage as home side. Despite that Hougang have better players in the squad and after most recent win they will be more confident. Draw game is risky bet, but it’s not devoid of logic.
Match forecast: X (Draw game)