Faris Ramli double for Home United vs. DPMM in Singapore Cup

Faris Ramli double for Home United vs. DPMM in Singapore Cup
From ESPN - August 13, 2017

Home United bounced back from their midweek AFC Cup ASEAN zonal final defeat to Ceres-Negros with a 3-1 comeback victory over Brunei DPMM in the Singapore Cup quarterfinal first leg tie at Jalan Besar Stadium on Sunday night.

Singapore international winger Faris Ramli starred by scoring twice in the last 18 minutes after Juma'at Jantan had levelled matters for Home midway through the second half.

DPMM's Brazilian forward Rafael Ramazotti had opened the scoring to mark his return from injury after an eight-match absence.

Making six changes from the lineup who lost 2-0 to Ceres four days ago, Home were not at their fluid best in the first half and failed to trouble DPMM goalkeeper Awangku Mu'izzuddin.

DPMM looked sharper with Chilean striker Daud Gazale linking up well with the returning Ramazotti, before going off just before half-time due to injury.

Nonetheless, Steve Kean's side managed to open the scoring on the hour mark. A long ball over the top caught out the Home defence, leading to Ramazotti prodding home from close range for his first goal in three months.

It woke Home up from their slumber and they levelled matters on 69 minutes.

A barnstorming run from South Korean playmaker Song Uiyoung took him past three defenders, before he teed up Juma'at to convert into the bottom left corner from six yards out.

Aidil Sharin's side then scored again three minutes later via a superb breakaway.


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