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LionsXII earn 2-2 draw against Fandi's Johor

Published on Feb 19, 2013 10:48 PM
 
LionsXII footballer Hariss Harun (left) with his team-mate at a training session held on Feb 18, 2013. The LionsXII came away with a gutsy 2-2 draw against Johor Darul Takzim on Tuesday. Hariss Harun scored with a ferocious volley after just four minutes before Italian midfielder Simone del Nero headed home an equaliser seven minutes later. -- TNP FILE PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

JOHOR: The LionsXII came away with a gutsy 2-2 draw against Johor Darul Takzim on Tuesday.

Hariss Harun scored with a ferocious volley after just four minutes before Italian midfielder Simone del Nero headed home an equaliser seven minutes later.

Centre-back Baihakki Khaizan put the Singapore club ahead again in the 38th minute, off Shahril Ishak's free-kick, to silence the 30,000 home fans in Johor's Larkin Stadium.

But Malaysian international striker Norshahrul Idlan Talaha rescued a point for the home side, coached by former Singapore striker Fandi Ahmad, when his 25m grounder crept into the bottom corner with eight minutes left.