BG Pathum juggernaut set to roll over Samut Prakan

BG Pathum coach Dusit Chalermsan, left, and Samut Prakan City manager Nattapol Krajangpho attend a press conference on Friday.

BG Pathum United could extend their Thai League 1 lead this weekend as they face relegation contenders Samut Prakan City.

Their closest rivals Ratchaburi, meanwhile, have a tough assignment at champions Chiang Rai United.

After eight matches, BG Pathum have 22 points, five ahead of Ratchaburi.

Although BG Pathum will be without Singapore defender Irfan Fandi, who is injured, his absence should not be a problem for the Rabbits.

“We have a couple of injured players including Irfan Fandi. [Midfielder] Sumanya Purisay has started training after a head injury but we are likely to rest him,” BG Pathum coach Dusit Chalermsan said on Friday. “We are playing at home and will try to get…

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