MCL 2021 Mid-Week Wrap-up with astonishing performances from great rivals

17 Jul 2021 08:37


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Visakha piped table leaders Angkor Tiger with 3-1 win at Prince Stadium yesterday The Canadian frontman Marcus Haber made two goals before Reung Bunhieng found third for the hosts as Long Phearath, Man of the match, bagged only goal for the visitors. The former Vancouver Whitecaps man has scored three games in a row for Visakha after goal drought of first four matches. He racked up 7 goals of last three games.  

Interestingly, there were the cheering from both side fans when Six C-League Champions, Phnom Penh Crown draw big rivals Preah Khean Svay Rieng 3-3 with amazing display at RSN Stadium.  Lim Pisoth , the youngest lineup, rated as man of the match, played a crucial role for home side with scoring a brace. And then Brak Thiva made a 3-2 lead following Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng’s Cameroonian Marie Privat notched up two in first half from Visitors before Lopez Mendy leveled at 80th minutes. 

Despite of muddy pitch, the longtime rivals surprisingly entertained their home supporters for ten minutes remaining till referee Chy Samdy blow his whistle to finish 3-3 scoreline and share one point each.  

At SRS Stadium,  Electricite du Cambodge beat Soltilo Angkor 1-0 to claim second three points in 7 matches so far. The Siem Reap-based football club continues to seek for a win after 7 straight defeats including two losses under new coach Ouk Sothy.

On Wednesday, Naga World defeated Asia Europe United 5-3 At AEU Sport Park, keeping hope on title racing as Lee Tae Hoon’s Tiffy Army beat Kirivong Sok Sen Chey 1-0 to make two victories of his in charge.   Meas Channa side earned 14 points in 7 games equalizing with Tiffy Army and 5 points behind Angkor Tiger.

Article: CNCC