SINGAPORE - Home United striker Fazrul Nawaz is certainly making up for lost time.
Last night, he grabbed his third goal in two games, following his comeback from a fractured skull and cheekbone suffered when he played for the LionsXII in the Malaysia Cup against ATM FA last October.
The 28-year-old was at the right place at the right time again to tap in a 90th-minute equaliser to rescue a point for 10-man Home United against a feisty Hougang United at the Bishan Stadium.
Home coach Lee Lim Saeng said: "After being out for so long, he showed he can still score and contribute.
"Thanks to him, we got a point tonight, and I hope he can continue playing well and eventually contribute to the national team."
After a drab first half, the match exploded into life early in the second half when Lee Kwan Woo was sent off by referee Irwan S.
The official went strictly by the book and showed the Home playmaker a second yellow card for taking a free-kick before the whistle.
He had received his first booking in the first half for a 50-50 challenge with Erwan Gunawan.
The Cheetahs took less than five minutes to make their numerical advantage count, with Geison Moura scoring his fourth goal of the season, poaching the rebound after his initial effort was saved by Shahril Jantan.
However, a poor clearance by Hougang goalkeeper Nazri Sabri against his own defender allowed Bruno Castanheira to score an open goal in the 61st minute.