The course of the first round match, Laskar Mahesa Jenar – nicknamed PSIS – immediately appeared attacking from the early minutes. Evidently, they managed to score a quick goal through Bruno Silva in the fifth minute. Starting from an imperfect sweep from Hasyim Kipuw, Silva managed to launch his hard kick. PSIS Semarang won 1-0 over PSM Makassar.
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Not long ago, PSIS Semarang again got its golden opportunity. Again Silva became the actor. Because the free kick he executed in the 11th minute hit the crossbar.
Juku Spell –the nickname of PSM Makassar- tried to equalize. The team made by Milomir Seslija patiently built their attack. Actually they had a chance in the 13th minute, but Ilham Udin failed to convert well the bait provided by Yakob Sayuri.
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Sayuri was actually able to equalize for PSM Makassar in the 30th minute. He received a sweet pass from Wiljan Pluim, but the lines judge considered Sayuri’s position in an offside position. In fact, when viewed from the replay, his position is equal to the defenders of PSIS Semarang.
Entering the final five minutes of the first half, the tempo of the game between the two teams became increasingly fierce. But until the long whistle sounded by the referee, the score did not change. PSIS Semarang won 1-0 over PSM Makassar in the first round.
Entering the second round, PSM Makassar this time directly played attacking. in the 50th minute, Rasyid Bakri’s shot almost broke the goal guarded by Jandia Eka Putra. The reason was that the kick changed direction because it hit the defender of PSIS Semarang and only resulted in a corner kick.