KUALA LUMPUR: Selangor are back in control of the Super League after a 3-1 win over Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) at Tunku Abdul Rahman Stadium, Paroi, last night.
The result saw the Red Giants who were in third spot, accumulate 14 points on par with Felda United FC and Terengganu but were ahead on goal difference.
Striker Afiq Azmi put Selangor in the lead in the eighth minute before ATM equalised with their Australia import, Mario Karlovic in the 25th minute.
Selangor however extended their lead with another two goals from Afiq in the 51st minute and Brazillian import Leandro Dos Santos in the 71st minute.
At Selayang Stadium, Felda United came back from behind twice to nab police for a 3-2 win.
Police opened the score in the 23rd minute via captain Muslim Ahmad while the Settlers equalised four minutes later through Ahmad Syamim Yahya and Maldives import.
Ali Ashraq put police in front again in the 32nd minute before Felda struck back with two goals by Ndumba Makeche (86′) and Edward Junior Wilson(90′).
In another match, Terengganu also edged Perak 3-2 at Perak Stadium, Ipoh.
Terengganu scored through Vincent Bikana in the 63rd minute, Ismail Faruqi Ashari in the 74th minute and Helmi Remeli in the dying minutes of the game while South Korean import, Woong Namkung netted in the 20th minute and Brazillian Charles Chad Souza scored in the 81st minute for Perak.
Kelantan however suffered their third consecutive defeat in the hands of Pahang to lose 0-2 at Sultan Muhammad ke-IV Stadium, Kota Bharu.
Goals for the Elephants were contributed by two import players, Damion Stewart in the 40th and Dickson Nwakaeme in the 55th minute.
Sarawak in the other hand had a change of fate, when they etched a narrow 2-1 win over Sime Darby FC at Sarawak Stadium in Kuching.
The two goals of ‘Ngap Sayot’ were scored by Liberia import, Patrick Nyema Gerhardt in the 47th minute and Billy Mehmet in the 71st minute while the visitors scored a consolation via Reinaldo Elias da Costa in the 57th minute.
Meanwhile Lions XII of Singapore and Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) shared one point each when they were tied to a goalless draw at Jalan Besar Stadium in Singapore. – Bernama