Suzuki Cup Football: Not all rosy for rattled Thailand

Thai defender Korrakot Wiriyaudomsiri (centre) celebrating with teammates after scoring a goal during the Group B match against Indonesia in Bangkok last Saturday. Thailand won 4-2 but are under pressure after drawing 1-1 with the Philippines on Wedn
Thai defender Korrakot Wiriyaudomsiri (centre) celebrating with teammates after scoring a goal during the Group B match against Indonesia in Bangkok last Saturday. Thailand won 4-2 but are under pressure after drawing 1-1 with the Philippines on Wednesday.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

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Top of the group, undefeated, scoring freely and... under pressure?

It seems unlikely but true - the all-conquering Thailand team, winners of the last two Asean Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cups, are drawing flak from their own media and fans after a 1-1 draw with the Philippines on Wednesday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 24, 2018, with the headline 'Not all rosy for rattled Thailand'. Print Edition | Subscribe