Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng FC remained perfect at the top of the Cambodian Premier League 2023 as they perched on 27 points from nine matches played.
This week, Preah Khan Reach showed their quality to beat Boeung Ket FC 3-1 as they opened up a six-point advantage over second-placed and defending champions Phnom Penh Crown FC.
Preah Khan Reach were on target through Gabriel Silva Costa in the 32nd minute and then Marcus Haber (48th minute) before Boeung Ket FC narrowed the gap in the 70th minute off Nop David.
But Iago Fernandes made sure of the full points for Preah Khan Reach with their third goal of the game deep in injury time.
On the other hand, Phnom Penh Crown failed to close the gap with leaders Preah Khan Reach when they were handed a shocked defeat at the hands of struggling Kirivong Sok Sen Chey FC with Elsayed Mahmaoud delivering the only goal of the game in the 44th minute.
It was Phnom Penh Crown’s second loss of the season.