Former England striker Robbie Fowler got off to a winning start as coach/player of Muang Thong United as the Kirins beat SCG Samut Songkhram 3-1 in the Thai Premier League yesterday.
Muang Thong’s player/coach Robbie Fowler celebrates after his team beat SCG Samut Songkhram 3-1.
Fowler, who signed as a Muang Thong player three months ago, was appointed caretaker coach of the club until the end of the season on Friday, one day after the league champions parted company with Henrique Calisto.
The former Liverpool striker, dubbed 'God' during his days at Anfield, played the whole match in a one-sided contest at Samut Songkhram stadium.
Dagno Siaka opened the scoring for the visitors after 20 minutes.
Teerasil Dangda added another in the 59th minute and Nataporn Phanrit made it 3-0 two minutes from time.
Vittaya Nontalee got a consolation goal for the hosts in the dying moments.
The Kirins moved to second with 47 points, nine behind runaway leaders Buriram PEA. SCG are 14th on 24 points.