TNP PICTURE: BENJAMIN SEETOR
Six wins out of six home matches and four points clear at the top of the Malaysian Super League.
TNP FILE PICTURE
COULD the league’s stingiest defence be undone by their own ferocity?
TNP PICTURE: JEREMY LONG
They have clawed their way to the top of the Malaysian Super League (MSL) with gritty, determined performances, but it seems the LionsXII’s success has not gone down too well with everyone.
TNP PICTURE: Ariffin Jamar
A SPLIT-SECOND after Shahril Ishak nodded in the 79th-minute winner for the LionsXII on Saturday, he knew exactly who he had to thank.
TNP PICTURE: ARIFFIN JAMAR
(Shahril Ishak 79)
NEGERI SEMBILAN 0
Do they have the champions look? Or are they destined to be bridesmaids once again?
TNP PICTURE: GARY GOH
LIONSXII v NEGERI SEMBILAN
(Tonight, 7.30pm, StarHub TV Ch 201)
There was a time when Captain Marvel couldn’t stop scoring.
One is a tall and burly striker whose height and strength will no doubt create havoc for opposing defenders.
Another is a versatile defender who’s good in the air and comfortable playing the ball with either foot.
The LionsXII welcomed the three-week mid-season break as they rested their tired legs.
But it could also be V Sundramoorthy’s nightmare as he fretted over losing momentum.
TNP PHOTO: AFP
LionsXII are fourth in the Malaysian Super League (MSL) standings, four points behind ATM, but with two games in hand.
Saturday, June 22
Jalan Besar Stadium
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