PETALING JAYA, July 24 – Terengganu FC rode on two penalties and an own goal as the Turtles resumed their Super League campaign with a 5-0 whitewash of a new-look Perak FC in a second-round match played at the Sultan Zainal Mizan Abidin Stadium in Gong Badak, Kuala Terengganu on Saturday.
It was a nightmare for Perak’s former national goalkeeper Hafizul Hakim and coach Chong Yee Fatt as Terengganu roared to the big win and kept pace at the top with seven-time Malaysian Super League champions Johor Darul Takzim who will play UiTM FC in Iskandar Puteri, Johor Bahru, tonight.
Perak underwent a massive revamp after several of their big names left the team during the second transfer window in May due to salary issues. Among those who have moved are Shahrul Saad, J. Parthiban, Guilherme de Paula, Shakir Hamzah and Kenny Pallraj.
Terengganu raced to a 3–0 lead before the half-time break with goals by Faisal Halim (19th minute), David Da Silva (20th, penalty) and an own-goal by Perak defender Charles Machell (42nd).
Hakimi Abdullah made it 4-0 after 71 minutes before Nik Arif Syahiran converted another spot deep into injury time. The Turtles have 30 points from 14 matches while JDT remained on top on goal difference with a game in hand.
At the KLFA Stadium in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur City shared the spoils with Selangor FC in the Battle of the Valley. KL City led 1-0 after 40 minutes with their Brazilian skipper netting his eighth goal. However, the Red Giants made it all square in the 43rd minute through Oliver Buff.
Petaling Jaya City snatched a late goal for a 1-0 win over Sabah FC at the Petaling Jaya Stadium. Sunil Chandran netted just before the final whistle for full points.

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