Ubon UMT director Thanaporn Somsri, left, shakes hands with Chiang Rai director Chidtawan Chinanuwat.

Thai League 1 transfer strugglers Ubon UMT United are frantically looking for 3 points from their house video game versus Chiang Rai United tonight.

Ubon are 17th in the 18-team league with simply 9 points from 15 video games while fifth-placed Chiang Rai, on 24, might move within one point of the leading 4 with a triumph tonight.

Ubon stopped the run of 2 succeeding league beats with a 2-2 draw at Chonburi last Saturday while Chiang Rai are fresh from a thumping 6-2 triumph at Navy.

” We dip into house today and we will have gamers back from suspension and injuries, so we will be prepared,” stated Ubon UMT director Thanaporn Somsri throughout an interview ahead of tonight’s video game.

” Chiang Rai are a strong group. I am not amazed that they carried out effectively in their previous video game.”

Thanaporn likewise verified the club will continue to keep faith with Japanese coach Kambe Sukao, who changed Finn Mixu Paatelainen last month.

Sukao’s group have actually won simply 2 points from his very first 4 video games in charge.

” The club will continue with Kambe Sukao at the helm in this hard duration. There’s no demand,” stated Thanaporn.

” Our objective is to attempt to get the group out of this tight spot. We are aiming to enhance our scenario in the 2nd leg. There will be a huge modification and we will make some brand-new finalizings and ensure we prevent transfer.”

On the other hand Chiang Rai director Chidtawan Chinanuwat anticipated a hard video game tonight.

” Ubon are extremely strong in the house so it will be a hard video game for us. However I think the big win versus Navy in the previous video game has actually offered our gamers a huge increase.

” We will likely utilize the exact same line-up we had versus Navy. It ought to be a great match and we want to get 3 points.

Leaders Buriram United will turn focus to their league defence after a frustrating Asian Champions League exit at the hands of Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors on Tuesday.

Buriram, on 35 points from 15 video games, check out Pattaya United on Sunday.

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Thailand coach Milovan Rajevac has actually contacted Suphanburi striker Chananan Pombupha to change hurt SCG Muang Thong forward Chenrop Samphaodi.

Thailand will play a friendly versus China on June 2 in Bangkok.

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