Robson registers first Thailand win

SINGAPORE - Former Manchester United captain Bryan Robson's first competitive match as coach of Thailand ended in a 3-1 victory over Singapore in a Group E Asian Cup qualifier on Saturday.

Winger Suksomkit Suttee gave the former England captain's side the lead from the penalty spot in the 12th minute after a handball in the area.

Substitute Therdsak Chaiman volleyed home the second, against the run of play, with 14 minutes to go and Suksomkit added a third with a right foot finish five minutes later.

Mustafic Fahrudin scored a late consolation from the penalty spot for the hosts.