Repeats And Exchanges
congratulated Marina Sailors on their victory in his post-game comments, but reserved some shade too. "I thought Hernandez was a bit light on them, but nothing major." he said, referring to the referee. "We didn't have the best of days, and Sailors imposed their plan."
Grilled is now scheduled to face regular Bunnies opponents Soon Soon in the Sapphire Challenger Cup, while the Buns themselves entered the fourth round for the first time, with their impressive 5-0 romp over Division Two club FC Tobi 74.
With Sofian Azfar
keeping Ferenc Szathmári in his pocket, and somehow managing two assists for Kwek Yun Jie
to boot, Tobi were left without any recourse. Abderahim Bentellis
's exit for Morgan Hu
only solidified Bunnies' grip on midfield, and presaged four goals in a one-sided second half as Tobi tried vainly to play on the counter.
The Buns' reward was another go at FC Barca Singapore, against whom they recorded perhaps their most famous win ever, two seasons ago in the Sapphire Challenger Cup. Enzo Paolo Panzarino
, who struck in that 4-1 classic, is already buzzed for the replay.
"It'll be a challenge, but to be honest, I think we can take on any team in the land right now." the confident Swedish forward offered. "We were nowhere near where we are today when we pulled that off, so I don't see any reason why we can't do it again."
Grilled International too advanced in the H.I. Ruby Challenger Club with a 5-3 result against Nicaragua club Grohe United Nica, in which they had to come from behind thrice. Micky bin Kadir
was an absolute beast, finding his fourth career hat-trick as 18 year-old Zaini bin Hj Kaling