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HANOI : New striker Issarapong Leelakorn is likely to start for Thailand when they take on North Korea in the T&T Cup at the My Dinh national stadium today.
It will be new coach Peter Reid's first international match in charge of Thailand and the team underwent a full training session yesterday.
Reid said there were no fresh injury worries.
The Englishman said he was looking forward to taking on North Korea.
"They are a good side and it won't be an easy match," he said.
Striker Teerathep "Leesaw" Winothai also felt it would be a difficult match today but was hopeful of a good result.
"However, we are full of confidence and I think we can beat them," he said.
Thailand will take on Vietnam on Saturday.
Probable Thailand line-up
Goalkeeper: Kittisak Rawangpa
Defenders: Krissadee Prakobkong, Chollatid Jantakam, Niweat Siriwong and Suree Sukha
Midfielders: Arthit Sunthornpit, Surat Sukha, Datsakorn Thonglao and Suchao Nutnum
Strikers: Teerathep Winothai and Issarapong Leelakorn
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