JOHOR BAHARU, May 5 (Bernama) -- Johor Darul Takzim (JDT) failed to capitalise on home ground advantage when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Pahang in their first leg FA Cup semi-final at the Larkin Stadium today.
Playing before 30,000 spectators, Bojan Hodak's squad started the match cautiously and allowed Pahang to carry out wave after wave of attacks.
However, it was JDT which opened the score when their Argentine striker, Luciano Figueroa, struck in the 13th minute, finishing off a free kick by Safiq Rahim.
In the 36th minute, Matias Conti headed in a free kick by Azidan Sarudin to equalise for Pahang 1-1 and the scoreline remained unchanged until the end of the match.
Pahang will be hosting the second leg of the semi-final against JDT on May 30, at the Darul Makmur Stadium.....