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The Southern Tigers to face the Elephants while the Settlers and Red Warriors will do battle in the next round of FA Cup


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JDT, Kelantan and Pahang reached everyone's expectations as they qualifie to the semifinals of the FA Cup while Sarawak slumped to a surprise defeat at the hands of Felda United on away goals rule.
 
JDT proved themselves as one of the title contender after another convincing win against Kedah. Norshahrul Idlan Talaha put JDT in front in the 62th minute after a dreadful mistake by Khairul Helmi and Safee Sali added another one before the end after an exquisite pass by Amri Yahyah. JDT through to the semis with a 5-1 aggregate win over Kedah.
 
PKNS FC were unable to hold off Kelantan in a thrilling match which saw six goals were scored. The Red Ants took the lead through Patrick Ronaldinho, before Fakri Saarani equalised for the visitors in the 10th minute. Shakir Ali added another for the visitors in the 25th minute but Karlo Primorac managed to score a goal for PKNS FC through a penalty just before the half time. Hamka Hamza then struck a header to give PKNS the lead but Mahmoud Ghaddar cancelled the lead after scoring for the visitors three minutes later. The game ended with 3-3 score but Kelantan qualifie to the next round with 6-5 aggregate.
 
Pahang hosted PDRM in Stadium Darul Makmur and the 2013 Malaysia Cup champions proved a team to be reckoned with after a late win over the visitors. Fauzi Roslan put the Elephants in front in the 40th minute but the visitors hit back through a brace from sensational forward Chad Souza. The home fans had to wait until the final minute of the game after Hafiz Kamal scored to secure the win for Pahang with an aggregate 3-2.
 
Sarawak were stunned at home after a hardworking Felda United side battled valiantly to gain a hard earned a 2-2 draw and qualified to the next round with away goals rule. Sarawak’s Joseph Kalang Tie grabbed the opening goal in the 17th minute before Zah Rahan Krangar drew Felda United level. The Crocs then took the lead again through Akmal Rizal’s goal in the 80th minute but to the disappointment of the home fans, Felda United’s Indra Putra equalised from a free kick and helped them to qualify to the semis.

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