JDT remain at top after beating UiTM in Super League clash


JDT's Bergson da Silva (right) is closely guarded by UiTM captain Victor Nirennold during their Super League encounter at the Sultan Ibrahim Stadium. - Photo by JDT

PETALING JAYA: Johor Darul Ta'zim came alive in the second half to beat relegation battlers UiTM 3-1 in their Super League encounter at the Sultan Ibrahim Stadium in Iskandar Puteri on Sunday (July 25).

UiTM took a shock lead in the 43rd minute when Brazilian striker Joel Vinicius finished a brilliant pass from South Korean playmaker Kwon Yong-hyun with a goal.

The Southern Tigers fought back in the second half when Argentinian-Iraqi winger Gonzalo Cabrera scored the equaliser in the 50th minute.

Substitute Safawi Rasid put JDT in the lead when he netted the second goal in the 73rd minute and Brazilian striker Bergson da Silva contributed the third in the 88th minute to seal the team's 10th win of the season.

JDT topped the Super League standings with 33 points while UiTM remained in the last place with just two points.

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