Chonburi Feeling at Home for Last 16
AFC Cup – Group G
Home United 1-2 Chonburi
Yangon United 1-2 Citizen AA
Chonburi deservedly won an open game to beat Home United 2-1 to win Group G in the AFC Cup..Pipob scored an early goal to settle the nerves and Noppanon added a second on 77 minutes to double the Thai side’s lead. Indra Sahdan pulled a late goal back for the Singaporeans, but Chonburi held out to claim their first away victory this season.
Chonburi will have to wait until the early hours of Thursday morning to find out who they host from Group E in the last 16. As it stands they could meet either Al Shorta of Syria, Al Zawra’a of Iraq or Safa of Lebanon in the one off tie. With one match remaining, Al Shorta have 12 points while Al Zarwa’a Club and Safa are locked together on 9.
Group E Results
Al Tilal 0-2 Al Zarwa’a Club
Al Shorta 3-2 Safa
The results mean Al Shorta win the group with 15 points. Al Zarwa’a finished second with 12, Safa on 9 and Al Tilal with a big fat zero.
So Chonburi will meet Al Zarwa’a Club of Iraq at the Chonburi Stadium in the last 16. The game is currently scheduled for 22 May. Home United will travel to Syria to play Al Shorta.