FA Cup: Easy wins for JDT, Sri Pahang to secure quarterfinal spots

KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 (Bernama) — Malaysia League giants Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT), as predicted, certified for the quarterfinals of the FA Cup after cruising to a straightforward 3-0 win over Sarawak United tonight. 

In the match performed on the Sultan Ibrahim Stadium in Iskandar Puteri, JDT’s Fernando Forestieri scored a brace, with the Southern Tigers opening the rating as early because the sixth minute by midfielder Muhammad Nazmi Faiz Mansor’s freekick.

Forestieri scored the following two objectives for JDT within the fifteenth and forty third minutes with the 3-0 scoreline remaining intact till the tip of the match. 

Meanwhile, Sri Pahang FC bought by into the final eight after additionally securing a 3-0 win over FAM-MSN Project Squad in a match performed on the Darul Makmur Stadium in Kuantan.

The hosts opened the rating within the sixth minute by a Mahmoud Za’tara header earlier than he added his second with one other header within the twenty eighth minute off a Manuel Hidalgo cross. 

Sri Pahang confirmed their win with a Shah Nizam Nadzir strike within the dying minutes of the match. 

In one other tie, Penang FC thrashed Perak FC 4-1 on the Perak Stadium in Ipoh.

Penang scored first within the second minute by Hilal El-Helwe earlier than including one other by an personal purpose by Perak’s Muhammad Aiman Khairul Yusni within the twenty ninth minute.

Perak pulled one again within the 69th minute by a Muhammad Aqil Hilman Danial Roslan purpose however Penang made certain they notched the win with two fast objectives in added time courtesy of Hilal and Muhammad Adib Abdul Ra’op.

In one other match, Melaka United additionally certified for the final eight after securing a slim 2-1 win over Petaling Jaya (PJ) City FC on the Hang Jebat Stadium in Melaka.

Sony Norde struck first for Melaka within the eleventh minute however PJ City FC drew degree within the fiftieth minute by a Darren Lok purpose.

Adriano Narcizo, nonetheless, scored Melaka’s second within the fifty fifth minute which finally was ok to safe the workforce’s passage into the final eight.



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