PETALING JAYA – Negeri Sembilan continued their excellent performance as they claimed their fourth straight win in the Super League when they beat Petaling Jaya City 2-0 at the Petaling Jaya City Council Stadium just now.
PJ City should take the blame as they made repeated mistakes and were able to take advantage of Gustavo Almeida who scored both of Hoben Jang Hoben’s goals.
The victory continued to strengthen Negeri Sembilan’s position in third place in the Super League with 32 points, just two points adrift of second-placed Sabah.
Earlier, a mistake by PJ City captain Raffi Nagoorgani, who was late to clear the ball from the danger area, resulted in a turnover when his attempt to pass the ball to goalkeeper, Kalamullah Al-Hafiz Mat Rowi was successfully intercepted by Almeida to open . the score in the 11th minute.
Although they tried to pick themselves up, Negeri Sembilan’s defense clearly had more confidence and remained disciplined every time they faced a PJ City set-up.
The tendency of PJ City players to push back and continue to commit obvious mistakes hindered their pursuit of the equaliser, on the other hand, in the 62nd minute, Almeida once again showed venom to finish off an exciting pass from Omid Nazari.
Going into extra time, Almeida came close to completing a hat trick, but his shot was blocked by Leslee Nathan Jesunathan before the ball crossed the goal line. – COSMO! ONLINE