Mitra Kukar go top in Eastern zone; Persepam bounce back

Mitra Kukar moved top in the Eastern zone of the Indonesia Super League on Wednesday after recording a 1-0 win over Persiba Balikpapan.

Following a goalless first half at the Persiba Stadium, Zulvin Zamrun popped up in the 61st minute and netted his first goal of the campaign to hand the visitors all three points.

With the victory, Mitra overtook Persipura Jayapura at the top of the table and now lead by a single point.

Meanwhile, Persepam Madura United bounced back from last week’s 3-1 loss to Mitra with a 2-0 triumph over Persiba Bantul at the Sultan Agung Stadium.

Persepam broke the deadlock in the 37th minute when Silvio Escobar successfully converted from the spot, and the Paraguayan struck once more in the 53rd minute after his side were awarded another penalty to seal the victory.

The win allowed Persepam to move one spot up to fifth on the table, while Persiba Bantul remain bottom of the table with just six points from 13 games to their name.

Wednesday’s Indonesia Super League Results

Eastern

Persiba Balikpapan 0-1 Mitra Kukar

Persiba Bantul 0-2 Persepam Madura United

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