Malaysia Cup: Negri beat former champs Kedah to make it to quarter-finals

PETALING JAYA: Former Malaysia Cup champions Kedah were booted out of the competition after losing to Negri Sembilan 2-1 on aggregate in the round of 16.

In the second leg, Kedah dominated but were unable to break down a resolute Negri Sembilan side as both sides drew 0-0 at the Tuanku Abdul Rahman Stadium in Paroi on Tuesday (Nov 1), assuring the home side a spot in the quarter-finals.

Kedah lost the first leg 2-1 last week. Kedah last won the Malaysia Cup in 2016 when they beat Selangor 6-5 in a penalty shootout after scores were tied 1-1 in the final.

Negri Sembilan last won the competition in 2011 when they beat Terengganu 2-1.

Selangor, the 33-time Malaysia Cup champions, also sealed a spot in the quarter-finals after beating Kelantan United 3-0 on aggregate.

Defending champions Kuala Lumpur also moved to the next round after beating Police 4-0 on aggregate while Terengganu downed Pahang 9-3 on aggregate to qualify for the quarter-finals.

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Malaysia Cup , Round of 16 , Quarter-finals


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