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Boeung Ket spared as Crown win

Chan Vathanaka came off the bench to save the blushes for Boeung Ket as the side rallied from arrears to force a 2-2 draw against home side Svay Rieng at their own stadium on Saturday.

Vathanaka’s 86th minute goal off a free kick restored peace to the Boeung Ket camp as the side left the pitch with a valuable point.

The home side took the lead in the 21st minute after Prak Mony Odom coverted a penalty. Substitute Um Kumphak netted the equaliser early in the second half for Boeung Ket, who fell behind when Kipson put Svay Rieng ahead once again in the 75th minute.

Meanwhile, Phnom Penh Crown destroyed Cambodian Mines Actions Center 10-1 at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday.

Striker Shane Booysen struck four goals while Bisan George and Keo Sokpheng helped themselves to a brace each.

Kouch Dani also got onto the scoresheet while CMAC gifted away an own goal. For CMAC, Timothy Okereke got a consolation goal in the 80th minute.

In Saturday’s other matches, MND beat Kirivong Sok Sen Chey 3-0 at the Army Stadium, while Western Phnom Penh downed AEU 2-1 at home.

Crown lead the table with 42 points from 17 games, three ahead of Boeung Ket Angkor.

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