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Stadium Majlis Perbandaran Selayang
Kuala Lumpur v Sabah Live Commentary,
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Thank you for joining us, good night!
The fulltime whistle is blown and KL win the match 2-0! They are back in the Super League for the 2018 season!
90' + 2'
Ibrahim comes on for the scorer of both tonight's goals; Guilherme.
90' + 1'
Three minutes of added time is given.
Hafiz is injured, requires treatment off the pitch.
Sabah's Hamran is booked for a late challenge on Hafiz.
KL's Irfan is coming off for Manaf
Five minutes to go in regulation time. Still 2-0.
Paulo finds Guilherme with a nice turning through pass, but the latter is flagged for offside.
KL's Ashri is coming on for Na'im, the hosts' first substitution.
The try goes wayward.
A freekick is given for Sabah to the right of the KL box. Can they make it count this time?
Sabah have been dominating possession in the match to be honest, only their decision making and finishing have disappointed them. Still 2-0.
Sabah's Gilhoon heads the ball towards Francis in the six yard box, but the defender heads the ball over the bar!
Rodoljub looks to have pulled one back for Sabah, but he has been flagged for offside!
Kamarul pulls off a Neuer, successfully intercepting an overhead long pass with a header at the edge of his box.
Sabah's Randy comes on for Dendy.
Hamran comes on for Leopold, the match and Sabah's first change.
GOAL FOR KL! Guilherme nods home Paulo's freekick to double the hosts' lead!
Guilherme is penalised for a shove, Gilhoon is warned for a rash tackle.
Play is resumed, Ummareng is back on the pitch.
Ummareng is down injured on the far side.
A through pass to Guilherme just misses him.
We have the second half kick-off!
The players are back on the pitch, and it is still raining here in Selayang.
The halftime whistle is blown, with the scoreline 1-0 to the hosts. As it stands, the City Boys are on course for promotion! Join us again for the second half!
45' + 3'
KL's Zhafri tries to thread a pass near the edge of the Sabah box but a defender manages to intercept it!
45' + 2'
And light rain has just come down, right before halftime.
45' + 1'
Kamarul spills a save but a defender is on hand to make a clearance!
45' + 1'
Three minutes of added time is shown.
Gilhoon's freekick from 25 meters out sails harmlessly over the crossbar. The Rhinos really need that equaliser now, four minutes from halftime.
By the way Leopold has already come back on and continued the match.
Ummareng's powerful cross from the right escapes the box harmlessly on the other side.
Paulo fouls Heo Jae Nyeong, still no card is shown
Sabri's long freekick finds no one in the box.
Leopold needs to be stretchered off the pitch.
KL's Helmi is adjudged to have fouled Leopold. No card is shown.
Azmeer's cross from the left finds Guilherme's head, but his header is too weak. Still 1-0.
The corner by Sabri is poor, goes straight out.
Rodoljub tries from inside the KL box, but it is blocked outside for a corner kick.
Play is resumed.
A Sabah official has kicked his bench in frustration. Twice.
Now both sets of players are arguing! Play is stopped for an earlier injury.
Sabah are claiming that there has been a handball and they should get a penalty! The players are remonstrating and the bench is up shouting at the referee!
Guilherme is penalised for a shove.
Ummareng is the first to be booked, for a cynical challenge on Guilherme. The Brazilian was earlier seen celebrating his goal with a provocative gesture towards the visiting team bench.
Ummareng Bacok tries from the right with another low shot, it goes wide! Sabah almost find an instant equaliser!
He received a cross from the left, took an extra step and tried slotting it in past the keeper. The try was blocked, but he smashed it in from a tight angle into the top far corner from the left!
GOAL FOR KL! Guilherme de Paula makes it 1-0!
Jenyeong with a low freekick from outside, almost goes in at the bottom corner if not for goalkeeper Kamarul's save! Still 0-0!
KL's Paulo tries a low shot from outside towards the bottom far corner, narrowly misses.
Nicolas' freekick bizarrely finds no one, he's kicked it towards the right of the Sabah box, where nobody is.
Play is resumed.
Sabah's Sabri Sahar is down injured just in front of the fourth official's area. Play is stopped.
A long ball from Ummareng down the right finds no one in the KL penalty area.
Ashri tries a low shot from the left, but it goes wide!
Guilherme goes for a shot or a cross from the left, but misses by a mile! A statement of intent there.
We have the kickoff!
KL will play from right to left of the media tribune, and Sabah left to right.
KL will want to win tonight, but Sabah have not done too badly recently, including three wins and two draws in their five most recent away matches!
Sabah's recent form: WWDWW
KL's recent form in the league: WWWLW
Both teams are on the pitch, and the anthems will be sung!
Sabah: Rozaimie (GK), Rawilson (C), Dendy, Gil-Hoon, Rodoljub, Jaenyeong, Jenius, Leopold, Ummareng, Francis, Sabri.
Here is tonight's line-up: KL: Kamarul (GK), Nicolas, Guilherme, Ashri, Bobirjon, Irfan, Zhafri, Helmi (C), Azmeer, Hafiz, Paulo.
It is the second last league match this season, one that will earn the hosts promotion to the top-tier if they win it!
Hello everyone and selamat malam, you have joined us for the Premier League between Kuala Lumpur (KL) and Sabah at the Selayang Municipal Council Stadium! That's right, a Premier League match.