The War Elephants are now out of the running for a place in the third round of 2022 World Cup qualifying after their 3-1 defeat at the hands of the United Arab Emirates on Monday evening. The side conceded two in the first half courtesy of Caio and Fabio Lima , but remained in the […]Read more
FIVE THINGS WE LEARNED – Thailand 2-2 Indonesia
Thailand dropped vital points in their must-win game against Indonesia on Thursday, as they were pegged back twice and held to a 2-2 draw. The War Elephants now need to win their subsequent games against the UAE and Malaysia respectively to have any chance of going through to the third round of World Cup qualifying. […]Read more
Nattawut Suksum: The solution to Thailand’s imminent goal drought?
Like most Southeast Asian nations, finding a reliable goalscorer for the national team has always been the main concern whenever international fixtures come around. This regional striker drought is a result of clubs fancying their chances with foreign imports and forcing local strikers into a secondary role, either as a winger or midfielder. Luckily for […]Read more
Jaroensak Wonggorn: Is Samut Prakan’s star attacker ready to make the step up?
In 2020, 23-year-old winger Jaroensak made his senior national team debut, finished as the top scorer at the AFC U23 Championship and is currently second in the Thai League’s assist charts with seven to his name. Domestic Thai League powerhouses are now in the hunt for him, while fans are hoping he is the next […]Read more
Unlucky (Again?): Bangkok United vs BG Pathum United Tactical Analysis
BG Pathum United (BGPU) ended Bangkok United (BUFC)’s unbeaten run in a tight tactical battle on Sunday thanks to a header from defender Victor Cardozo and a Manuel Bihr own-goal. For the second week, the Rabbits’ pragmatic approach had earned them another victory despite not looking exceptional. Meanwhile, this is another home defeat for BUFC […]Read more
Four-Four-Two Flopped: Port FC vs BG Pathum United Tactical Analysis
After a long wait, which included having their match called off due to a last minute Covid-19 case, BG Pathum United (BGPU) finally returned to the field away at PAT Stadium. Up against fellow title challengers, and the pressure to bounce back from last week’s forfeit, Port FC fielded a star-studded XI in search of […]Read more
The Chotipat Show: Chiangrai United vs Prachuap FC Tactical Analysis
Reigning Thai League 1 (T1) champions Chiangrai United celebrate the return of domestic football with a home victory over Prachuap FC – their second win of the season. Chotipat Poomkeaw emerged as the home side’s outstanding player thanks to his winner but a major concern regarding Chiangrai attacking prowess remains. Masami Taki fielded a 4-3-3 […]Read more