Football: LionsXII end three-match losing run with 2-1 win over ATM at Jalan Besar

LionsXII striker Khairul Amri celebrates after scoring against Malaysian military side ATM. -- ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
LionsXII striker Khairul Amri celebrates after scoring against Malaysian military side ATM. -- ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

The LionsXII have halted their three-game losing streak in the Malaysian Super League (MSL) with a 2-1 win against Malaysian military side ATM.

Two goals in five minutes from Khairul Amri and Zulfahmi Arifin put Fandi Ahmad's team ahead before Rezal Zambery pulled one back for the visitors on the 76th minute.

Striker Amri scored his seventh goal of the season in the 15th minute when he headed home a Shahfiq Ghani corner to give his side the lead at Jalan Besar Stadium.

Midfielder Zulfahmi doubled the lead in the 20th minute when he cut into the penalty area from the right and curled home with his favoured left foot.

The LionsXII's next game is at Kelantan in Kota Bahru on June 10.

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