Perennial Thai League 1 title contenders Buriram United and True Bangkok United were both on the receiving end on Sunday night when they suffered unexpected defeats.
While former champions Buriram were beaten 2-1 at home by lowly Nakhon Ratchasima, hosts Bangkok United were edged 5-4 by Sukhothai in a high-scoring affair.
A sparse crowd at Buriram’s home ground was stunned into silence in the 27th minute when Swat Cats’ Awnnis Murillo found the net with a well-placed low drive.
The Thunder Castle looked better in the second half and a nifty back pass from Jakkaphan Kaewprom allowed Gidi Kanuk to grab the equaliser for the hosts with a long curler on 57 minutes.
However Nakhon Ratchasima were back in command within four minutes…