Selangor Journal

Super League: PKNS FC draw with Melaka United 2-2

BY HAFIZAN TAIB
MELAKA, APRIL 27: PKNS FC failed to pick up full points when they drew 2-2 against Melaka United at Stadium Hang Jebat, here, yesterday.
Went to the opponent’s ground, E Elavarasan’s side face a great challenge from the home team as they also determined to win the game.
All the goals were scored in the first half with Melaka United started through an import striker Ilija Spasojevic, in the 32nd minute.
PKNS VS MELAKA (6)
The goal through a penalty kicks from Ilija after he was tackled by Nizam Abu Bakar.
However, that advantage lasted only a moment with Patrick Ronaldinho Wleh act to net the equalizer three minutes later.
Patrick got the chance when beating goalkeeper Fazli Paat, through a loose ball after a try from Khairul Ramadhan was denied.
Safee Sali took turns as the goal scorer in the 40th minute with the accurate ball pass from Patrick to him makes The Red Ants ahead of their opponents for a while.
PKNS VS MELAKA (3)
Ilija acted as a saviour for the home side with his second goal three minutes before the end of the first half with a header past  Zamir Selamat.
Starting the second half, Eric Williams’s side pressed hard for the home supporters to cheer, but PKNS FC continues to block all attempts.
Some attempts by the opponent led by Amri Yahya causes danger, but still failed to produce a winner.
Similarly to PKNS FC that are also let down by the opposing team’s strong defensive fortress.
The results of two goals each remain the same until the end saw PKNS FC continues in ninth place with 10 points and Malacca United below them with same points.

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