Terengganu FC keep a positive opportunity for go to next round after winnig Selangor FC 2-0 in the Piala Malaysia 2023 Quarter-Final first leg at the Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium, Gong Badak.
TFC, who had a break in the import defense, had a second chance in the 23rd minute through Mamut, however, his shot was hit by the visitor’s defense.
Realizing that they were often being attacked, Tan Cheng Hoe’s squad managed to build on their chances and had a chance to take the lead in the 24th minute, but their shot from top scorer, Ayron Rodriguez, was pushed out by the goalkeeper, Mohd Suhaimi Husin.
During the first half injury time, Mamut cheered up his team’s campaign when he managed to score the first goal of the match via a penalty kick after his teammate, Nurillo Tukhtasinov was brought down by Quentin Cheng to take the lead.
Continuing the second half, the Red Giants made three simultaneous changes by bringing in Ruventhiran, Noor Al Rawabdeh and Yohandry Orozco to replace Mukhairi Ajmal Mahadi, Ahmad Khuzaimi Piee and Alexander Ameyaw, but still failed to find an equalizer.
During the second half injury, the young striker, Muhammad Syahmi, who came on to replace Mamut, did not miss the opportunity when he scored the second goal with a header after receiving a pass from Nik Muhamad Sharif Haseefy Mohd Lazim.
The 2-0 position remained in favor of the hosts before the return action on September 24 at the Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya (MBPJ) Stadium, Selangor.
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