By FOX Sports staff
Entering the game five points behind leaders LIONSXII, the Armed Forces knew anything less than a win would be significantly detrimental to their hopes of winning the title.
And their cause was not helped in the 35th minute when they were reduced to ten men after Marlon Alex James picked up a second booking, and just five minutes later, the hosts took the lead through an Amri Yahyah effort.
However, ATM did manage to equalise just before halftime when Bruno Martelotto fired home from the spot, and it looked as though both sides would have to settle for a share of the spoils as they continued to repel everything the Red Giants threw at them in the second half.
But as the clock ticked over into injury time, Shukor Adan conceded a foul on Amri on the edge of the box, allowing K. Gurusamy to step up and fire a brilliant strike into the far corner to hand Selangor all three points.
Over at the Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Stadium, Kelantan claimed the bragging rights in the East Coast derby after trashing Terengganu 4-0.
Badhri Radzi opened the scoring for the visitors in the 12th minute with a lovely lob from outside the area, before Dickson Nwakaeme doubled their lead a minute after the break with his second league goal of the season.
Norfarhan Muhammad then got in on the act in the 50th minute as he coolly rounded Sharmiza Yusof before slotting into an unguarded net, before Faiz Subri rounded off the scoring five minutes later; firing home from a tight angle.
In Friday's afternoon game, struggling T-Team gave their hopes of beating the drop a real boost by recording an emphatic 4-0 win over FELDA United, leapfrogging their opponents into 10th place in the process.
The Titans got off to a dream start when Abdul Latiff Suhaimi broke the deadlock after just three minutes, before ex-Netherlands international George Boateng struck in the 37th minute to open his account for his side.
Seven minutes after the break, the three points were all but secured when Syuhiran Zainal grabbed T-Team's third, but just for good measure, Damir Ibric made it 4-0 to cap off a fine day at the office for his side.
Friday's Malaysia Super League Results
FELDA United 0-4 T-Team
Terengganu 0-4 Kelantan
Selangor 2-1 ATM
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