Terengganu, Perak do battle in FA Cup

Malaysia Super League outfits Terengganu and Perak will do battle on Saturday for a place in the quarter-finals of the Malaysia FA Cup.

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Terengganu are currently third in the Malaysia Super League, three points off leaders Kelantan, and are fresh off the back of a 1-0 win over Song Lam Nghe An in the AFC Cup.

While confidence within the camp is currently high, Turtles coach Mat Zan Mat Aris is slightly concerned some of his charges may be starting to tire.

"My men played with great discipline and were rewarded with the valuable win [against Song Lam]," Mat Zan told The Star. "They played out on the field and stuck to the game plan.

"Our only worry is their fitness given the hectic schedule of the past week. The game on Saturday will mean that the players will have played three matches in eight days.

"I will assess their fitness before deciding the starting line-up."

Elsewhere on Saturday, high-flying LIONSXII take on second-division Betaria FC buoyed by Tuesday's 3-1 win over Felda United. All eyes will once again be captain Shahril Ishak, who is the second joint-top scorer in the league on six goals.

In other all-Super League encounters, league champions Kelantan entertain basement boys Kuala Lumpur while struggling Johor FC host Selangor.

Premier League outfits USM FC and Sime Darby face off at the USM Athletics Stadium, Perlis travel to play Kedah, while Cambodian invitees Preah Khan Reach take on SPA FC.

In Friday's only game, T-Team defeat Pahang 3-2 at the Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Stadium in Terengganu, Faiz Subri scoring the winning gola in the 94th minute.

Friday's Malaysia FA Cup Result

T-Team 3-2 Pahang

Saturday's Malaysia FA Cup Fixtures

LIONSXII vs Betaria FC

Terengganu vs Perak

USM FC vs Sime Darby FC

Johor FC vs Selangor

Kelantan vs Kuala Lumpur

Preah Khan Reach vs SPA FC

Kedah vs Perlis



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