BY ZULHILMI ZAINAL Follow on Twitter
Despite playing at home and scoring three times including a brace by in-form veteran forward Indra Putra Mahayuddin, the City Boys conceded three goals to the Fighters.
Kuala Lumpur vs Felda match highlights
"The draw is not an ideal result for me, when we conceded this many goals in a cup match. Our problem is that we don't have a proper centre back, and tonight we conceded soft goals.
"I have to commend my players for the fighting spirit they showed; the will to win was there and that has tempered my disappointment a little.
"Credit must be given to Felda who came with the right plans to catch us," he remarked in the post-match presser.
The second leg encounter will take place on May 11.
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