gave newbies are newbies full credit for their victory. "They didn't let what happened in the past get to them, and once we were not able to control midfield, they always had it in them to outscore us. We're not in the position we hoped to be in, but it's not over yet by a long shot."
Mohd Safri bin Mohd Kassim
made it a point to swap shirts with three-goal man Roshadi bin Che Rusli after the final whistle, and admitted that he remained slightly starry-eyed at meeting one of his idols. "He's simply a superb striker." Mohd Safri said. "We are all still chasing his shadow."
JUtd quietly stretched their nascent lead to five points with a businesslike 3-0 win away at Zambree FC, and after being upset in the Cup by a mammoth effort from H20, will have no distractions in pursuing their first-ever Division Two title.
Abdul bin Jantan
, going against his coach's sentiments, admitted that he does not see anybody stopping them now. "It may still be early days, but they're a cut above all. We might be able to get them on a bad day, but I fear it won't nearly be enough."
Promotees SKF F.C. claimed second spot with a 2-2 draw at Kandang Harimau, with Young Tigers yet to taste their first win. The most unexpected result of the round must however be SpartanSG's 5-0 thrashing of Rapala FC, who will also have to contend with long-term injuries to Joni Huhtamäki and Tiberio Frizzi.