People: V. Sundram Moorthy

Football: Sizzling attacker V. Sundram Moorthy proves a dour coach

Some players sought more expression but coaches say pressures led to cautious tactics

When Argentina visited Singapore last June for an international friendly, it was a rare opportunity for the Lions to show a broader audience what they were capable of against a football powerhouse.

But coach V. Sundram Moorthy's battle plan against the world's second-ranked side baffled his players.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 16, 2018, with the headline 'Sizzling poacher proves a dour coach'. Print Edition | Subscribe