Singapore Premier League • July 4, 2024

2024/25 Singapore Premier League Matchweek 7: Preview

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Brunei DPMM’s Hakeme Yazid in action against Balestier Khalsa, 20 May 2023.

 

SINGAPORE, 4 July 2024 – Get ready for an action-packed Matchweek 7 in the Singapore Premier League as the opening fixture sees Balestier Khalsa and Brunei DPMM go head-to-head in an exhilarating Friday night clash!

 

On Saturday, unbeaten Geylang International take on Albirex Niigata (S) at the Jurong East Stadium while Young Lions, led by their goal-scoring dynamo Itsuki Enomoto, will be seeking a positive result against BG Tampines Rovers.

 

Sunday’s action will see the Lion City Sailors taking on Tanjong Pagar United at the Bishan Stadium! The Sailors are hungry for a victory and will face a buoyant Jaguars side who are looking to climb up the standings after securing their first league victory in their last game.

 

It’s a weekend full of thrilling football action you won’t want to miss!

 

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Tigers and DPMM clash in midtable showdown

Balestier Khalsa vs Brunei DPMM | 5 July | 7:45pm | Bishan Stadium | Singtel Ch 111, StarHub Ch HS2

Team News for Balestier Khalsa: Mukundan Maran and Syukri Noorhaizam are unavailable due to injury
Team News for Brunei DPMM: Patrick Flottmann is unavailable to play in the match

 

  • Matchweek 7 kicks off with a midtable showdown between Balestier Khalsa and Brunei DPMM at the Bishan Stadium this Friday.
  • The Tigers have an impressive track record against their opponents, having edged out the Brunei side in their last three encounters!
  • Rui Batista’s team is still smarting from the narrow loss against Tanjong Pagar United and will want to rebound with a convincing performance to claim the precious points on offer.

 

Brunei DPMM’s Julio Cruz scoring against Tanjong Pagar United, 29 June 2024.

 

Albirex face stiff test from the Eagles

Albirex Niigata FC vs Geylang International FC | 6 July | 6:00pm | Jurong East Stadium | Singtel Ch 111, StarHub Ch HS2

Team News for Albirex Niigata: All players are fit and ready for the game
Team News for Geylang International: Huzaifah Aziz is out with ACL injury

 

  • This match-up features an exhilarating contest between the league’s lowest scoring team, Albirex Niigata (S) against the top scoring team in the league, Geylang International!
  • The last time these two teams clashed was in the Singapore Cup 2023 Group Stage, where the Eagles triumphed with a thrilling 2-1 victory.
  • The Eagles aim to maintain their unbeaten league record but Albirex are poised to capitalise on their home advantage and disrupt their opponents’ plans.

 

Geylang International’s Naqiuddin Eunos in action against Lion City Sailors, 28 June 2024.

 

Young Lions eye upset against in-form Stags

Young Lions vs BG Tampines Rovers | 6 July | 6:00pm | Jalan Besar Stadium | Singtel Ch 112, StarHub Ch HS2

Team News for Young Lions: 10 players are with the Singapore U19 squad for a training camp in Bangkok

Team News for BG Tampines Rovers: All players are fit and ready for the game

 

  • In the other match on Saturday, high-flying BG Tampines Rovers will aim to maintain their stellar form as they face the Young Lions at Jalan Besar Stadium.
  • A victory on Saturday would propel the Stags to the top of the table, leapfrogging Lion City Sailors before the Sailors’ fixture on Sunday.
  • The Young Lions will rely on their prolific goal-scorer Itsuki Enamoto to deliver against the Stags as he looks to score in his 5th consecutive game.

 

Young Lions’ Itsuki Enomoto celebrating a goal against Balestier Khalsa, 29 June 2024.

 

Sailors look to return to winning ways

Lion City Sailors vs Tanjong Pagar United FC | 7 July | 6:00pm | Bishan Stadium | Singtel Ch 111, StarHub Ch HS2

Team News for Lion City Sailors: Song Ui-Young has a chance for inclusion this week after missing out in the previous match

Team News for Tanjong Pagar United: No team news

 

  • The final game of Matchweek 7 will see the Lion City Sailors take on Tanjong Pagar United at Bishan Stadium on Sunday evening.
  • The Sailors are determined to pull away from the chasing pack at the top of the table with a commanding win and put away the disappointment of dropping points in their previous match.
  • The Jaguars are riding high after claiming their first victory of the season over Brunei DPMM and will be looking to gain more points to propel their ascent up the league standings.

 

Lion City Sailors’ Lennart Thy in action against Geylang International, 28 June 2024.

 

 

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