Analysis

Five things we learned from Cambodia 1-2 Singapore

With AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 fast approaching, FourFourTwo football editor Gabriel Tan picks out five key lessons from Singapore’s 2-1 friendly win over Cambodia.

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It was the proverbial game of two halves at the National Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh on Tuesday evening.

Having shown greater energy and intent from the opening whistle, it was Cambodia who took a 17th-minute lead when a dangerous cross by Sath Rosib ricocheted off the luckless Ho Wai Loon and into the back of his own net.

But, following the restart, the visitors showed greater urgency and duly equalised through Jacob Mahler a minute after the hour mark, before fellow youngster Ikhsan Fandi netted the winner with 16 minutes remaining.

So, what can both sides take away from the clash with the Suzuki Cup less than a month away?

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