FC Schlid, Champions!
It was Monday night football as MarriedMan took on FC Schlid in a rescheduled fixture from Week 11 of the Arena Futsal League. This was the opportunity for Schlid to cement the League title and they began strongly, putting MarriedMan under pressure and creating numerous chances.
Credit to MarriedMan, who kept their nerve and did give Schlid a few scares with their swift counter attacks led by Riduan and Yusali.
Schlid made the breakthrough on 30mins with a delightful 1st-time volley from James Honda to open the scoring.
It remained 1-0 at the break. The match continued in the same vein in the 2nd half as MarriedMan launched waves of counter attacks while Schlid spurned numerous chances to put the game to bed. Schlid were growing frustrated and the game came to life when Izzudin of MarriedMan had a shot that cannoned off the bar. Schlid went on the attack and Ben Backx slotted home to put the leaders 2-0 up.
However, with 10mins to go, Riduan turned his man on the left wing and stormed into the box and had his shot saved by the keeper. To his relief, Fauzie was on hand to slot home the rebound with 5mins remaining. MarriedMan stormed forward in the final moments and they were rewarded with a last minute equaliser as team Captain Fauzie pounced again to level the scores at 2-2. Despite the result, Schlid are CHAMPIONS of the Arena Futsal League, Season 1. Congratulations FC Schlid!
Daryl Spykerman is a football fanatic. A self proclaimed expert on the offside rule, Daryl has been a member of the Singapore Spurs Supporter's Club since forever!
When Daryl isn't watching, playing, or writing about football, he is binge watching past episodes of WWE and pretending to be Ric Flair.