# Kuala Lumpur new leaders in Premier League
# PKNS FC defeat Sime Darby FC 3-1
# DRB-Hicom too good in 4-1 win over UiTM FC
# Perlis edge Kuantan FA 1-0 in Kangar
Kuala Lumpur are the new leaders in the 100PLUS Premier League after a narrow 3-2 win over Sabah at the Selayang Stadium on Monday and keep their unbeaten record after four matches.
The City boys have 10 points from three wins and a draw but the Premier League is turning out to be thrilling affair as some of the favourites have failed to keep pace – with JDT II registering their first win in four matches.
Led by Paulo Rangel the Johor outfit made mince meat of relegated Armed Forces with a 5-1 win at the Pasir Gudang Stadium. The Brazilian was the toast of the night with a grand hattrick after Armed Forces shocked the homesters with a 15th minute equaliser through Venice Elphi.
Rangel took over the show after and scored his first a minute later and hammered his second and third of the night in the 36th and 62nd minutes. Irfan Fazail gave JDT II the lead in the 11th minute got the other in the 45th minute.
PKNS FC under coach E. Elavarasan have overcome their shaky start to the league with a come-from-behind 3-1 win over Sime Darby at the Hang Jebat Stadium in Malacca.
Mateo Roskan scored for Sime Darby on 36 minutes but PKNS came back strong to equalise through Juan Martin Cobelli (61st) before a brace by Ganriel Guerro in the 64th and 88th minutes took the score to 3-1.
Perlis escaped with a lucky 1-0 win over Kuantan FA with New Zealander Vincent Kayne scored the winner in the 74th minute.
Kuala Lumpur look a serious threat for Premier League honours this season under new head coach Ismail Zakaria but were fully stretched in the 3-2 win over Sabah.
Two quick goals in the first minutes gave KL a 2-0 lead but after the early firepower fizzled out just as fast after Zhafri Yahya (2nd) and Brazilian striker Anselmo Arruda da Silva (Casagrande) in the 5th minute.
Sabah pulled level with goals by Marco Tulio (70th, penalty) and Leopold Otong (73rd) but former Terengganu player Helmi Remeli made sure of full points with KL’s third in the 82nd minute.
UiTM FC who led the table standings after winning their first two matches were hammered 4-1 by DRB-Hicom at the Proton Stadium in Tanjung Malim.
PREMIER LEAGUE RESULTS (Feb 29)
JDT II 5 Armed Forces 1
PKNS FC 3 Sime Darby 1
Perlis 1 Kuantan FA 0
K.Lumpur 3 Sabah 2
DRB-Hicom 4 UiTM FC 1