KUALA LUMPUR – Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) continues to spread its wings in the Super
League with a 1-0 win over Perak in Ipoh last night.
The Southern Tigers’ solitary goal through Argentinian Jorge Pereyra Diaz in
the 15th minute was enough to keep them at the top of the table with 43 points.
Perak dropped to sixth place with 20 points.
Felda United remained in second place with 39 points, after a 2-2 draw with
Terengganu atTun Abdul Razak Stadium in Jengka, after going behind 0-2.
Terengganu scored through Issey Morgan Nakajima-Farran (7′) and Ashari
Samsudin (60′), while Felda United fought back through goals from Zah Rahan
Krangar (71′) and Ahmad Syamim Yahya (88′).
Selangor also retained their position in third with 26 points despite losing
0-1 to Kedah at Darulaman Stadium, Alor Setar.
South Korean Bang Seung-Hwan scored for Kedah in the 47th minute.
Kedah trail Selangor with 25 points in fourth place, followed by Kelantan,
who rose to fifth place with 21 points after a 2-0 win over T-Team at the Sultan
Muhammad IV Stadium, Kota Bharu.
Mohd Badhri Mohd Radzi and Wander Luiz Junior scored for the Kelantan (65′,
89′) while the defeat for T-Team saw them fall to eighth, with 19 points.
Meanwhile, Penang managed to climb up two rungs to ninth with 18 points
after they emerged 2-0 winners against Sarawak at State Stadium in Kuching.
The two goals were courtesy of Muhamad Faizat Mohd Ghazli (14′) and
Pahang remained at the bottom of the table after losing 0-1 to the Police
through Guilherme De Paula’s strike in the 71st minute.