Monday, April 22, 2013

Lee delighted with his men

Home United collected three points from Pasir Gudang on a hot Saturday afternoon, after a penalty from Lee Kwan Woo settled their game against Harimau Muda in a 1-0 victory.

Speaking to the media after the match, coach Lee Lim Saeng could not hide his delight at the win.

"I am definitely happy with the three points," he proclaimed.

"Sometimes in football, you play well but you don't get three points. Of course today the result was in our favour, and I can't be anything but happy with it.

"It is the first time that we are playing here [in Pasir Gudang] and the weather and temperature was definitely a factor, especially against an energetic young side like Harimau Muda; they run a lot and close down fast."

The three points did however come at a cost, as striker Masato Fukui and Lee, both of whom are key players, were forcibly removed from the game due to injuries.

"Masato had a problem with his ankle and possibly knee, while Kwan Woo's hamstring will need to be checked upon,' Lee revealed.

"It will definitely be a headache for me for the next game as they are important part of my plans.

"As you would notice, we did well in the first half but after the injuries came, we struggled and found it difficult to keep with our gameplan."

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