16 Feb '11, 2pm

S-League returnees Tanjong Pagar United were routed 5-0 by Japanese outfit Albirex Niigata at the Jurong East Stadium

S-League returnees Tanjong Pagar United were routed 5-0 by Japanese outfit Albirex Niigata at the Jurong East Stadium

Albirex Niigata Logo. -- PHOTO: FAS IT WAS a comeback to forget as S-League returnees Tanjong Pagar United were routed 5-0 by Japanese outfit Albirex Niigata at the Jurong East Stadium on Wednesday. The Jaguars, back in the league after a six-year hiatus, attracted a healthy crowd of 1,828, but fell behind to a 7th-minute goal from striker Shotaro Ihata as they trailed 1-0 going into the break. But further goals in the second-half by Keisuke Matsui (60th), Yosuke Saito (61st, 73rd) and Musashi Okuyama (67th) condemned them to an embarrassing defeat.

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