Pahang dethrone Kedah, JDT continue climb in MSL round seven

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After leading the Malaysia Super League standings for over four weeks, the Red Eagles were finally pipped to the top spot in round seven.


BY        ZULHILMI ZAINAL       Follow on Twitter


After leading the Super League (MSL) standings for over four weeks, the Red Eagles were finally pipped to the top spot.

Pahang's persistence in chasing league leaders Kedah finally paid off, when they defeated PKNS FC 3-0 at the Darul Makmur Stadium on Tuesday to snatch the top spot, as Kedah's match was only played on Wednesday. Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) meanwhile edged Sarawak 2-0 at the Sarawak State Stadium, in the other match of the night. Read our write-up on the two matches here.

Pahang vs PKNS match highlights

Sarawak vs JDT match highlights

On Wednesday, bottom-placed Pulau Pinang finally earned their first point of the season, when they held Melaka United to a 1-1 draw at the Pulau Pinang State Stadium. Ahmad Khuzaimi Piee opened the scoring for the visitors in the fifth minute, but the Mousedeers had their hearts broken when Reinaldo Lobo equalised two minutes from the end of fulltime.

Pulau Pinang vs Melaka match highlights

Felda United FC meanwhile remained second from bottom, when they were held to a goalless draw by T-Team FC at the Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Stadium. The draw was the Fighters' second consecutive draw.

Kelantan recorded a surprise, when they recorded a 4-2 win over Perak at the Perak Stadium. Read the report here

At the Selayang Municipal Stadium, Kedah failed to retake the first position from Pahang, when a late penalty that was awarded to Selangor cancelled an 80th minute freekick goal by Sandro, and the match ended 1-1. The report can be read here.

Selangor vs Kedah match highlights

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