Indonesian side Sriwijaya slipped to second in Group F of the AFC Cup after suffering a 4-0 defeat away to Vietnam’s Song Lam Nghe.Thierry Ngale gave his side the lead midway through the first-half on Tuesday, with the Cameroonian defender reacting quickest after Andre Fagan’s header had hit the crossbar.
The home side dominated the game and made it 2-0 on 33 minutes when Ngale nabbed a brace, heading home after an intial save from Sriwijaya shot-stopper Feri Rotin Sulu.
Song Lam made it 3-0 in the 57th minute after Fagan went past three defenders before finishing well past Sulu.
Fellow Jamaican Kavin Bryan made it four for the Vietnamese outfit on 61 minutes, with the substitute coolly scoring from the edge of the area.
Sriwijaya’s misery was further compounded by the dismissal of Oktovianus Maniani after 83 minutes.
The victory was Song Lam Nghe’s second of the competition and moved them onto six points – one behind Sriwijaya and three behind group leaders TWS Pegasus.