Pahang - Negeri Sembilan Preview: Tok Gajah look to collect maximum points against Sembilan

Pahang manager Dollah Salleh wants his team to keep up their 100% record this season while Negeri Sembilan look for their first win of the campaign


Jalaluddin - Zaiza - Razman
Amirulhadi - Azidan - Hafiz - Gopi
Azamuddin (c)
- Borji - Fauzi


Fauzi - Modibo - Azmeer - Qayyum
Shahurain - Idris - Sivanesan - Nazrin
- De Porras

Unbeatan so far, high flying Pahang will look to keep their winning streak going and again collect maximum points when they welcome Negeri Sembilan to the Darul Makmur Stadium.

After some great display in their first two games, Dollah Salleh may look to deploy Amirulhadi in the middle of the park once again alongside Faizol Hussien, to provide legs and creativity in the midfield.

Dollah Saleh has been hailed by many for his tactics and how he's been using his strikers this season, and after scoring in their last game, Borij is set to start alongside their two-goal hero (againt JDTFC) Fauzi Roslan.

The visitors, Negeri Sembilan, are still looking for their first win of the season after an unlucky loss to Selangor and a bore draw with Terengganu.

Coach Divaldo Alves is still without some players due to injury, but he may feel his luck is turning after not conceding against Terengganu despite the Turtles creating a number of good chances. Modibo and Azmeer are set to continue in the heart of defence and will hope for another clean sheet.

Upfront, Eddy Helmi is looking likely to link-up with De Porras once again after impressive displays in their first two games, but Divaldo Alves must be wondering what his team have to do to get a goal after firing blanks in their first two games.

The match will be played at the Darul Makmur Stadium and is slated to kick-off at 8.45pm.

  • Pahang have deployed Amirul Hadi in central midfield this season, despite the player's natural role being as a winger.
  • Dollah Salleh has set a top 3 position as Pahang's target for this season's Super League.
  • Tok Gajah has praised his local players after their spirited display in the game against JDTFC and preferred them over import players in the second game against Felda United
  • Negeri Sembilan are yet to score this season.
  • Divaldo Alves currently has nine players out due to injury.