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The football news in Singapore is here to provide the latest happening in the world of Singaporean football in which considering as the main and popular sport in the country. Somewhere in Singapore, after three months of lifting the Singapore Cup, Tampines Rovers FC obtained another important piece of silverware medal to add to their collection as they defeated the Hougang United in a 3 – 0 win within the Community Shield at Jalan Besar Stadium last weekend on February 22, 2020. United club was filling in for the last seasons’ SPL or Singapore Premier League champions Brunei DPMM or Duli Pengiran Muda Mahkota football club, who missed out on the match because of the preventive travel regulations due to2019 nocov or novel coronavirus state. However, frights throughout the coronavirus outburst, in which affected 86 citizens in Singapore, that doesn’t stop the 1,925 crowd fans to showcase their support for their clubs. We will discuss what happened to the remarkable matchup between the Tampines Rovers and Hougang United.
Following the slow start, Rovers came to life within the 25th minute as the midfielder Joell Chew’s lobbed ball that found the defender Boris Kopitovic who are targeting the goal, unfortunately, his play was blocked away by the goalkeeper Khairulhin Khalid from Hougang United. It’s only a minute after, Khalid made an action that is considered as a critical intervention, in saving winger Jordan Webb’s attempt with his feet. However, Rovers determination finally provides the result as they break the deadlock within the 56th minute following the full-back Irwan Shah hit the ball into the bottom left corner after the clean exchange of assists with the right-midfielder Yasir Hanapi. Then after eight minutes of action, Tampines doubled their lead with Boris, who has numerous opportunities, secured on to Shah’s cross and struck the ball into the roof of the net. The true actions don’t stop because, within the 70th minute, Rovers added another goal when Hanapi laid off the ball for the lively Jordan, which performed a hard straight kick into the back of the net. In the United club, they have sidelined their striker Stipe Plazibat, the accountable two-goal hero within the squad’s 3 – 1 victory against Lao Toyota within the AFC Cup that happened on February 11, that could not brace many opportunities. While the substitute forward Sahil Suhaimi seen his attack within the dying minutes of the match and was saved by the Rovers’ goalkeeper Syazwan Buhari.