It was in the closing stages of the game that defending Metfone C-League champions Boeung Ket managed to see off misfiring home side Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng 1-0 at Svay Rieng Stadium on Sunday.
The only goal of a match of many missed chances came from Julius Oiboh in the 79th minute, to keep Boeung Ket firmly in touch with leaders NagaWorld, who enjoy a slim two-point advantage at the top of the table.
The mid-table clash between Angkor Tiger and Asia Europe United ended in an goalless stalemate at Siem Reap’s Svay Thom Stadium.
The bottom two side’s in the MCL, Electricite du Cambodge and the league’s rock-bottom whipping boys Western Phnom Penh, had only pride to play for and EdC came out 3-1 victors.
Forward Phanny Y Rotha’s 39th minute goal complemented fellow strike man Mat Norun’s brace. Indonesian forward Yuspen Uopdana pulled one back for Western.