FFT's Five Finds: Eagles see red, JDT imperious

The Southeast Asian season is about a month old and tables are starting to take shape. The title races or relegation battles have not heated up but there are hints as to what form these will take, as FourFourTwo's Five Finds points out. 

Geylang and their young coach frustrated to miss out on top spot

Hasrin Jailani has had an interesting introduction to life in the hot seat and it got red hot at the weekend.

Geylang International are unbeaten so far this season and it is the first time that there have been no defeats in their first four games since the title-winning season of 2001.

Yet if the goalless draw against leaders Albirex Niigata (S) had become a win then the team would have gone on top of the standings.

Perhaps that explains why the 40-year-old former Singapore international, appointed in December, really lost his temper in the last-minute.

The boss wanted two penalties in stoppage time and when they were not forthcoming, the coach went a little crazy.

His remonstrations with the referee were so incensed that first, he had to be held back by his assistant Noor Ali and then second, he was shown the red card by the official.

"He was probably just frustrated we had so many chances to score but did not put away even one," his number two told the press. “We should have collected the three points tonight."

It would have been very welcome but Geylang remain unbeaten after five games with only one victory t0 show for.

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