Ceres-Negros tries to scale Home United wall in Singapore

first_imgNadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Peza offers relief to ecozone firms Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ SINGAPORE—With its title on the line, Ceres-Negros faces a daunting challenge of overcoming a team that it has yet to beat this year in the AFC Cup Asean zonal final on Wednesday night here.Held to a 1-1 draw last week by Singapore’s Home United in the first leg in Bacolod City, the Busmen face another long night of figuring out ways to break down what has been an almost impenetrable defense by the Singaporeans at Jalan Besar Stadium here.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award LATEST STORIES ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal MOST READ Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWscenter_img In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Perez sparks late run as Pirates turn back Blazers Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Ceres took the lead when Blake Powell scored an eighth minute penalty, but Home United grabbed a vital away goal at Panaad through Isaka Cernak, which meant that Ceres needs to score in the second leg.A 1-0 win will be enough for the Busmen to win on aggregate, but a 2-2 draw will also mean the Bacolod side goes through on away goals. Another 1-1 result sends the game into extra time.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“It’s a final and nobody can expect an easy game,” said Ceres coach Risto Vidakovic. “The players will give everything to win this game, to win the final, to get the title, and there are no doubts about that.”Ceres made history last year when it beat Home over two legs in the zonal finals, but the second leg was played at Panaad where the Busmen scored a 2-0 victory. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk But it has turned out to be a different scenario this year as Ceres remains in search of its first win against Home in five meetings this season.Disciplined and well-drilled defensively, the Singapore club is one of the few teams that have stifled the Ceres attack, despite the Busmen owning plenty of possession in their matches.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View commentslast_img read more

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