Friendly match 4 with KPJ Penang FC vs Scorpion FC held on a bright condition despite the afternoon washout. The match is the fourth friendly match this year but the first one since MCO been lifted. Match also being held on public holiday on Maulidur Rasul with number of players is still on holiday. With Coach Jason tactical team will player with formation 4-1-3-2 for this game.
For the first half of the schedule three half game, team manage to hold few attack with the good control especially from the backfour lead by Syahir as last man. However, team are having an issue to launch an attack as team strikers Allix and Ariffuddin are having difficulties to pass Scorpion FC defenders.
Both team played quite hard but fair. However, on one accident when team midfielder Yo been booked by referee due to unsporting behaviour as result from hard fight to getting a ball with the opponent.
Scorpion FC have one chance to score as an attack from right side but manage to be deflected by team's goalkeeper, Hazwan. KPJ Penang FC also have one chance to kead the game as Scorpion FC goalkeeper be booked as well for delibrately use his hand outside penalty box. Allix take the free kick but missed the shot as it go wide. The first half end with goalless game from both side.
For second half, Coach Jason make five changes with Hazwan being replaced with Zul on goalkeeper post, Shukri replaced Fahmi for right back, Faiz replaced Afy for centre back, Achik replaced Mujib for left midfield and Adli replaced Azzali for right back. However, this subs didnt change the main formation among players.
For the second half, team able to launch or at least try to feed the ball from side into the strikers especially from left side by Achik who use his speed but still no danger attack can be made yet. Scorpion FC while raise their stake by play with fast attack in order to find the first game of the game. Their effort finally put them on lead as a result long range strike outside penalty box stunned Zul from save the ball.
KPJ Penang try to keep up with their opponent fast tempo by keep tightened the midfield line in order search the team first goal. Yo is on the verge to get second booked in the game after another clash from him and the oppponent lead to his exit and be substituted by Mujib this time. With the light rain already coming, it didnt stop Scorpion FC to add another goal by a fast short range attack to beat Zul for the second time today. Both team finished the second half with Scorpion FC have the upper hand this time.
For the final half of the game, Jason make a few changes on line up and tactical with Hazwan subs in to replaced Zul, Leman replaced Shukri on right back and Iman subs in for Boy for left back. For tactical, Jason totally changed line up for strikers with Yo replaced Allix and Mujib replaced Ariffuddin. For midfield, Afy replaced with Ti and play as defensive midfielder this time.
With the fast striker has Jason put on the front shows some positive result as team able to launch several attack especially from left side thanks to Achik who managed to pass the defensive line. Yo has one chance to get a goal by his kick was going wide as well. Azzali then bring in back replacing Adli on his original spot, right midfield.
Scorpion FC however manage to extend their lead for third goal of the game by the fast running from left side of KPJ Penang FC side to beat Hazwan. Team try very hard to earn at least one goal for the team but no goal can be scored. Team make final changes near the end of game by Fahmi subs in with Syahir. The game end with Scorpion FC win with three goals over KPJ Penang FC.