The Straits Times
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Published on Nov 25, 2012
 

Lions stun Malaysia in Suzuki Cup with 3-0 win

 
 

KUALA LUMPUR - Singapore's Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup campaign in Group B was off to a dream start on Sunday night, when the Lions grabbed a sensational 3-0 win against defending champions Malaysia.

Singapore skipper Shahril Ishak was the bane of the home side, scoring twice in a frantic first half that stunned a packed Bukit Jalil Stadium.

Shahril opened the scoring on 31 minutes and headed into an unguarded goal six minutes later. Substitute Aleksandar Duric finished off the Tigers with a free header in the 74th minute.

Singapore's next match is against 2010 finalists Indonesia on Nov 28.