Home United FC of Singapore host Myanmar league champions Yadanarbon FC at Jalan Besar Stadium in a Group H match of the AFC Cup on Tuesday knowing that a win will get them to the Asian Zone semi-finals.
In the group standings, Home are top with six points after three games followed by Yadanarbon with four, who have a game in hand, and Than Quang Ninh of Vietnam with one point.
Yadanarbon started their AFC Cup campaign off well beating Home 1-0 in Malaysia and then drew 1-1 with Than Quang Ninh in Vietnam.
After their opening game loss, Home bounced back with two wins, 3-2 and 5-4, against the Vietnam National Cup holders to top the standings.
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The star player for Home is Croatian striker Stipe Plazibat who scored four goals in their last outing in Hanoi and so far this season in all competitions has scored 13 goals in nine games.
It will be somewhat of a landmark game for Home United coach Aidil Sharin as it will be his 400th game as a player and then a manager of the site. Since Aidil has been in charge from July 2016, Home have won 12 of 17 games played.
Aidil Sharin will make his 400 appearances for Home United this coming Wednesday when Home United take on Yadanarbon FC. Spent 10 years playing for Home United. Aidil Sharin had win it all. With his wealth of experiences, he came back to the club in 2010 to contribute back to the younger generations of Soccer player, Aidil Sharin worked through the ranks and he eventually take over as the Head Coach of Home United in July 2016. Since then, Home United had been on a impressive form clocking a total of 12 wins out of 17 games. ??? #comment below to wish Aidil Sharin the best of luck coming into his 400th game against Yadanarbon FC. . . . . . #HUFC #redgalaxy #episode2 #BEHEREWITHUS #2017#homerevolution #theprotectors #sgfootball #sgsoccer #revolution #startnow #football #sgblog #igsg #sg #ig #vscosg #sgvsco #sginsta #instasg #photooftheday #ignation #sleague2017 #makeportraitsmag #fitness #sports #Soccer
For Yadanarbon, so far the goals have come via Aung Thu and Yan Paing while last season's top scorer in the side Win Naing Soe must still get off the mark in the AFC Cup.
Coach Rene Desaeyere, will have a full-strength side with no major injuries or suspensions reported.