Sunday 23rd April, 2017
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Malaysia Super League champions Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) boosted their hopes of qualifying for the knockout stages of the AFC Cup after a comfortable 3-0 win over Cambodia's Boeung Ket Angkor in a Group F clash at the Phnom Penh Olympic Stadium on Wednesday night.

Early goals from Safawi Rasid and Nazmi Faiz put the visitors in the driving seat, before substitute Gabriel Guerra sealed the three points deep into injury time.

JDT put out an under-strength side with foreigners Guerra and Gonzalo Cabrera left on the bench, while the inspirational Safiq Rahim did not even make the matchday squad.

Even so, the Southern Tigers got off to a superb start by scoring inside eight minutes.

Nazmi's defence-splitting pass picked out Safawi, who rounded Boeung Ket goalkeeper Sou Yaty before slotting into an empty net.

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