KUALA LUMPUR – The leader of the Premier League, Kedah maintaned its top position after recording a comfortable win of 3-0 on Kuala Lumpur at the Darul Aman Stadium, Alor Setar, tonight.
The victory saw the Red Eagles winning 39 points after 18 matches, with a two point advantage over its closest challengers, T-Team that collected three points playing an away game.
The goals were scored by the Red Eagle import from South Korea, BangSeung-Hwan on the sixth minute, Sandro Da Silva (19th minute) and a penalty kick by Liridon Krasniqi in the 63rd minute.
At the Likas Stadium, Kota Kinabalu, T-Team won comfortably 4-1 against Sabah to continue to pressure Kedah at the top of the Premier League.
The Titans’ four goals were scored by Sadriddin Abdullaev in the 14th minute, Tomislav Busic (46th minute and 65th minute) and Muhd â€‹â€‹Zulhanizam Shafine in the 76th minute, while Leopold Alfonso scored the only goal for Sabah in the 30th minute.
At the Tuanku Abdul Rahman Stadium, Paroi, the goal scored by the import from Argentina, Gabriel Miguel Guerra in the 74th minute helped PKNS FC beat Negeri Sembilan, known as NS Matrix, 2-1.
Earlier, Francis Forkey Doe put NS Matrix ahead in the 24th minute before Gabriel’s compatriot, Gonzalo Manuel Soto equalised for PKNS FC in the 43rd minute.
Visitors Penang also stormed to victory after a comfortable 3-0 win against Johor Darul Ta’zim II (JDT II) at the Majlis Perbandaran Pasir Gudang Stadium, Johor Baharu.
Import striker from Brazil, Hilton Mauro Moreira appeared as the Panther’s hero by scoring two goals in the 24th minute and 67th minute while another goal was provided by JDT II former player, â€‹â€‹Mohd Taib Aznie in the 87th minute.
Earlier, the hosts had to play with 10 players after their defender Baihakki Khaizan was sent off by referee Zulkifli Ismail after collecting a second yellow card in the 84th minute.
Pahang Club representitive, Kuantan FA revived a chance to get outout of the relegation zone after beating DRB Hicom FC 3-1 at the Proton Stadium, Tanjung Malim, Perak.
The Seagulls scored three goals through Fabrice Noel in the second minute, Milan Purovic (59th minute) and Wafiy Abdul Ghafar on the 83rd minute while DRB Hicom scored a consolation goal through their import from Japan, Hayato Hashimoto in the 53rd minute.
Meanwhile, club representative SPA Putrajaya FC recorded a second victory this season from 18 games after defeating UiTM FC 2-0 at the Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya Stadium, Kelana Jaya.
The two goals were scored by Mohd Ibrahim in the 43rd minute and a penalty kick by their import from Russia, Rodion Sergeyevich Dyachenko on a second half injury time. – BERNAMA