Singapore national team coach Bernd Stange was furious with his team's 2-2 draw away to Macau in an international friendly played on Tuesday night at the University of Science and Technology in front of a partisan crowd.
The Lions started the game on the front foot and went into the half-time break with a 2-0 lead courtesy of a brace by striker Khairul Amri who is returning to full fitness after a fractured cheekbone.
Faris Ramli sent in a low cross in the 23rd minute which caused confusion...
A full house, 'live' television coverage, and superstars putting on a show at the new National Stadium in front of the largest Singapore crowd to witness a football match in more than five years.
It was a scene to warm the hearts of Southeast Asian football fans, surely?
But as a Neymar-inspired Brazil defeated Japan 4-0 in an entertaining romp watched by 51,577 spectators, the Singapore national team was playing in a sparsely populated stadium more than 2,000 kilometres away in Macau.