BEC-Tero Sasana has ended its 12-year trophy drought emphatically beating defending champions, Buriram United 2-0 in the 2014 Toyota League Cup Final.
Taking to the field at Supachalasai Stadium, the Fire Dragons’ line up was a strong mix of experience: Rangsan Vivatchaichoke, Tossaporn Srirueng (GK), Daiki Iwamasa, Apichet Puttan and rising stars: Naruebordin, Tanaboon Kesarat and Chanathip Songkrasin.
Radomir Dajlovic played as striker.
Nine minutes into the game a strong build up from Rangsan saw Sho Shimoji cross the ball into the box but striker Radomir Djalovic’s header was blocked by the Buriram defence.
In the 22nd minute, a Rangsan corner gave Narubodin the chance, but his header was blocked by United’s keeper Siwaluck Tedsoongnern.
The half-time score saw the teams level at 0-0.
In the second half, Rangsan opened with a free-kick from just outside the box, but Iwamasa missed another close header.
Buriram were granted a free-kick outside the box in the 61st minute, but Teerathon Boonmathan shot was saved by Tossaporn. Fourteen minutes later, Rangsan’s corner cross made it inside the box, where Iwamasa’s header earned BEC-Tero the first goal of the match.
Georgie Welcome replaced Djalovic in the 82nd minute.
Moments later Chanathip chipped the ball to the far post, where Welcome made an excellent header, sealing a resounding 2:0 win for BEC-Tero handing them the well-deserved Toyota League Cup title for 2014.