PIALA MALAYSIA: FELDA UNITED 3 – SELANGOR 2
Felda United came back from a goal down to record a 3-2 victory over Selangor in the Malaysia Cup Group C match on Wednesday. The win takes the Fighters together with the Red Giants into the quarterfinal stage.
Selangor took the lead at the Selayang Stadium with a goal by Shazlan Alias in the 38th minute. Irfan Bakti boys could not find the right tempo as the first half ended with 1-0 to Selangor.
Felda United came on with stronger after the break. They made dangerous attempts from the restart and Thiago Augusto finally grabbed the equalizer in the 48th minute. Two minutes later, the Fighters went ahead as Tiago found the net again.
Selangor were losing their ground against the rising home side. Felda United were 3-1 up after 65 minutes, a cross by Zah Rahan hit Robert Cornthwaite for an own goal.
Guilherme de Paula made a number of attempts towards Felda's goal, but his spot kick in the 88th minute reduced the deficits. The homeside held on until the final whistle and both team qualified into the Malaysia Cup quarterfinals. In another Group C match, Kelantan beat T-Team 3-1 in Kota Bharu.