Indonesia send Young Lions packing
Singapore were dumped out of the SEA Games football tournament after a disappointing 0-1 defeat by Indonesia at the Jalan Besar Stadium on Thursday (June 11).
The Indonesians needed only a draw to go through to the semi-finals, courtesy of their superior goal difference, but they went on and got the win instead thanks to a neat finish by striker Evan Dimas in the 47th minute.
Singapore took until the second half to record a shot on target, and the goal-less display reflected their ineptitude in front of goal.
With this result, Aide Iskandar's Young Lions have failed to make it to the final four, and will not get a chance to step out onto the National Stadium.
The Indonesians will play Thailand in the second semi-finals, while Myanmar take on Vietnam in the earlier semi-final match. Both games will be played on Saturday.
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