Singapore 2 Cambodia 1: What did we learn?

Singapore made it two wins out of two home games after edging past Cambodia 2-1 on Tuesday night. FFT’s Kenneth Tan identified four talking points from the important victory at the Singapore Sports Hub… 

Madhu's long throw strikes again  

We’ve seen it happen, opponents should have seen it coming – but it seems like there’s no stopping the Madhu Mohana long throw.

A little over two weeks ago, the 24-year-old’s unerring delivery led to Safuwan Baharudin rising highest to nod home the LionsXII’s equaliser in the 3-2 home win against Terengganu FA.

Backtrack all the way to June when Singapore thrashed Cambodia 4-0 in Phnom Penh, once again it was Madhu’s throw which Safuwan flicked towards Fazrul Nawaz to score the fourth and final goal.

It was the same tactic that worked again this time round with Faris Ramli converting clinically after Safuwan had flicked on the teasing ball in from Singapore’s ‘Rory Delap’.

Madhu loading up one of his trademark long throw-ins