BRI Liga 1 2022/2023 features the PSS Sleman vs Persija Jakarta match. In that match, Persija Jakarta successfully defeated PSS Sleman in the postponed match of Week 17. The match will be played at the Sultan Agung Stadium in Bantul on Sunday afternoon, 8 January 2023 WIB.
In fact, the match took place at the Manahan Solo Stadium on December 23 2022. However, the game had to stop with 47 minutes remaining and the score was still 0-0. Because the Manahan Stadium was flooded due to heavy rain. As a result, the match could not continue.
Persija got goals from Riko Simanjuntak and Ginanjar Wahyu in this postponed match. As a result of this victory, Kind Kemayoran collected 32 points out of a possible 16 points. They are currently in fourth place in the 2022/2023 BRI League 1 standings after climbing recently. Meanwhile, PSS Sleman has a total of 16 points after 17 matches played and is ranked 15th overall.
PSS Sleman vs Persija Jakarta match recap
As soon as the game started, Persija Jakarta wasted no time in pressing the lead and step on the gas. The aggressive game of the Kemayoran Tigers also made PSS Sleman depressed. Ginanjar got his chance not long after the game started. M. Ridwan, the goalkeeper, was able to stop the threat.
PSS Sleman then rose to the occasion. They tried to break through the Persian defenses. On the other hand, it was the Kemayoran Tigers who scored in the 81st minute. Unguarded and free-standing Riko Simanjuntak met Alfriyanto Nico’s cross at the far post after being played in from the right midfield. 0-1!
PSS is trying to provide a response. But it was Persija who added one more goal on the scoreboard.
Riko started by penetrating from the left flank at first. Even though the shot was taken from inside the box, the Javanese Eagle defense was able to stop the ball. Ginanjar Wahyu was able to score in the 89th minute when he released a loose ball that went towards the far post. This goal put an end to the rescheduled match. PSS Sleman 0-2 Persija Jakarta.