13 December 2019, Friday | 01:12pm

Malaysia beat Indonesia 2-0 in WC qualifiers to end year on a high

2019-11-20

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia end 2019 on a high after beating regional rivals Indonesia 2-0 in the 2022 World Cup-2023 Asian Cup qualifiers at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil on Tuesday (Nov 19).

Harimau Malaya got their first goal through Safawi Rasid in the 28th minute, when he opened his qualifying account by curling in a beautiful free-kick from 20 metres.

In the 72nd minute, Safawi got his second of the night when he outmuscled Indonesia's Yanto Basna and unleashed a thumping shot past Ridho Muhammad.

The Harimau Malaya, led by coach Tan Cheng Hoe, have now collected nine points from five matches. They are second behind Vietnam, who have collected 11 points in Group G.

Source: The Star Online

 

 

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