INSIDE SIAM: Toyota Thai League 2017 round 2

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IN PICTURES: Thai League week 02
Meanwhile defending champions continued their superb form, the league runners-up suffered to a narrow defeat against newly promoted club.

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SCG Muangthong United 1-0 Sukhothai FC

Aoyama Naoaki’s second half goal secured all three points for Thai League champions at SCG Stadium and ensured Sukhothai remain inside the relegation zone. 

SCG Muangthong United dominated the game as the Kirins continued to cause problems for the Bat Fried’s back line, although they finished scoreless at the break. 

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Aoyama met an early corner in the second half and struck his header into the roof of the net, allowing Muangthong to claim their second win of the season, while Sukhothai FC fail to claim their first points in Toyota Thai League 2017.

After the game, Cleiton Silva, the all-time Thai League top scorer, had bid farewell to the Muangthong United fans as he later joined the Chinese side Shanghai Shenxin.

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Thai Honda Ladkrabang  1-0  Bangkok United 

Newly promoted club Thai Honda Ladkrabang stunned Thai League runners-up Bangkok United with a narrow 1-0 victory at the 72nd Anniversary Stadium. 

Bangkok United dominated possession throughout the first half but failed to create any meaningful chances. Sittichok Kannoo, the hero, turned the game after his late goal giving Thai Honda a home victory to seal all three points on Saturday night. 

Bangkok find themselves standing at 10th place after defeat, while Thai Honda rise up to 9th place on the table. 

IN PICTURES: Colorful Thai League week 2

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Pattaya United  2-1  Chonburi FC

Pattaya United managed to claim all three points in this “Chonburi Derby” clash as they overcame Chonburi FC with a narrow 2-1 scoreline. 

An absolutely tremendous match at the Nongprue Stadium ended in the most dramatic fashion, as it looked like Chonburi had secured a draw, before Wellington Priori snatched the hosts the points with the last-second goal and left the visitors no chance to equal.

Pattaya move into 11th place as a result of win, and find Chonburi FC are after them at 12nd on the table after two weeks of play.

Toyota Thai League Matchweek 2 Results 

Friday, 17 February, 2017
SCG Muangthong United 1-0 Sukhothai FC

Saturday, 18 February, 2017
Chiangrai United  3-1  Sisaket FC 
Super Power Samutprakarn FC  0-0  Bangkok Glass FC
Navy FC  1-2  Buriram United
Thai Honda Ladkrabang  1-0  Bangkok United 

Sunday, 19 February, 2017
Pattaya United  2-1  Chonburi FC
Nakhonratchasima Mazda FC  1-1  BEC Tero Sasana
Port FC  3-2  Suphanburi FC
Ubon UMT United  4-1  Ratchaburi Mitr Phol FC