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Juventus 5-0 lesson for Singapore on a sandy surface

Andrea Pirlo - the midfield Mozart The locals should be proud of what they have seen in the Singapore Selection side against Italian powerhouses Juventus in the very first football match played in the new National Stadium. A notable performance by Warriors' goalkeeper Hassan Sunny at goal had at least accounted for five saves to deny the "Grand Old Lady" from ripping the Selection apart in the first half. Eventually, the "Bianconeri" did find their way to the back of the net on two occasions through "dead ball" situations credited to the crowd favorite - midfield maestro Andrea Pirlo, who took the honour of being the first goalscorer inside this pristine arena through his efforts in the 16th (free-kick) and 44th minute (penalty). Historical moment - Pirlo scored the first goal  Historical moment - Pirlo scored his second goal However, the same cannot be said for the second period with the Italian side turning on the turbo as early as

Desso the way to field the pitch at Kallang

(This entry is formulated with some information provided via a media release from the event organizers - Desso Sports System and Singapore Sports Hub) The new 55,000-capacity National Stadium I was part of the media contingent who were invited to have a feel and look of the new turf surface that is to be the centerpiece of the new 55,000-seater National Stadium within the premises of the iconic Singapore Sports Hub . Scheduled to be completed by next month when the new arena will be staging their very first event - The Rugby World Club 10s on 21st and 22nd of June, the pitch will be turfed using the  Desso GrassMaster system which is developed by Desso Sports System, a leading specialist in global sports field technology. Kudos to these guys for their work A moth inspecting the blades of the grass WHY "DESSO GRASSMASTER"? Prior to the stadium tour, the members of the contingent were given a presentation by the event organizers on why Desso GrassMaster was chos