2022 Malaysia Cup

The 2022 Malaysia Cup (Malay: Piala Malaysia 2022), officially known as the TM Piala Malaysia 2022 for sponsorship reasons, was the 96th edition of Malaysia Cup tournament organised by the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) and the Malaysian Football League (MFL).

2022 Malaysia Cup
Piala Malaysia 2022
CountryMalaysia Malaysia
Dates26 October – 26 November 2022
Teams16
Defending championsKuala Lumpur City
ChampionsJohor Darul Ta'zim (3rd title)
Runners-upSelangor
Matches played29
Goals scored78 (2.69 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Bergson
Kpah Sherman
(7 goals each)
2021
2023

Kuala Lumpur City were the defending champions after defeating Johor Darul Ta'zim 2–0 in the previous final, but were eliminated by Terengganu in the quarter-finals.

FormatEdit

In the competition, the top eleven teams from the 2022 Malaysia Super League were joined by the top five teams from the 2022 Malaysia Premier League. In this edition, the group stage was not played. The competition was played from 25 October to 26 November 2022, with 16 teams in the knockout stage which began in the round of 16, followed by quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final. This stage was played in two legs, except for the final which was played as a single leg.[1] On 19 October 2022, the Malaysian Football League (MFL) announced that the away goals rule had been abolished.[2]

Schedule and draw datesEdit

The draw for the 2022 Malaysia Cup was held on 25 October 2022.[3][4]

Phase Round First leg Second leg
Knockout phase Round 16 26 & 27 October 2022 31 October & 1 November 2022
Quarter-finals 5 & 6 November 2022 11 & 12 November 2022
Semi-finals 15 & 16 November 2022 20 & 21 November 2022
Final 26 November 2022

SeedingEdit

Teams were divided to their pots according to their placements in the 2022 Malaysia Super League and 2022 Malaysia Premier League. Pot A included the top 4 teams from the Super League, pot B included teams placed 5th and 6th in the Super League and the top 2 teams from the Premier League, and pot C included teams placed 7th to 11th in the Super League together with those placed 3rd to 5th in the Premier League.

Pot A
(R16 Away Team 4, 8, 12, 16)
Pot B
(R16 Away Team 2, 6, 10, 14)
Pot C
(R16 Home Team 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15)
Johor Darul Ta'zim
Terengganu
Sabah
Negeri Sembilan
Selangor
Kuala Lumpur City
Kelantan
Kuching City
Sri Pahang
Kedah Darul Aman
Petaling Jaya City
Sarawak United
Penang
Kelantan United
PDRM
UiTM

Knockout stageEdit

In the knockout phase, teams played against each other over two legs on a home-and-away basis, except for the final which was played as a single-leg game.

BracketEdit

The bracket was decided after the draw for the round of 16, which was held on 6 October 2022 at the MFL House in Kuala Lumpur.

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
              
Penang 2 1 3
Kuching City (a.e.t.) 2 2 4
Kuching City 0 1 1
Sabah (a.e.t.) 1 1 2
UiTM 1 1 2
Sabah 2 1 3
Sabah 0 1 1
Johor Darul Ta'zim 1 3 4
Sarawak United 0 1 1
Kelantan 1 1 2
Kelantan 0 0 0
Johor Darul Ta'zim 3 5 8
Petaling Jaya City 0 0 0
Johor Darul Ta'zim 4 2 6
Johor Darul Ta'zim 2
Selangor 1
Kelantan United 0 0 0
Selangor 2 1 3
Selangor 2 2 4
Negeri Sembilan 0 2 2
Kedah Darul Aman 1 0 1
Negeri Sembilan 2 0 2
Selangor 3 0 3
Terengganu 1 1 2
PDRM 0 0 0
Kuala Lumpur City 3 1 4
Kuala Lumpur City 0 1 1
Terengganu 1 3 4
Sri Pahang 1 2 3
Terengganu 5 4 9


Round of 16Edit

The first legs were played on 26 and 27 October, and the second legs on 31 October and 1 November 2022.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
UiTM 2–3 Sabah 1–2 1–1
Sarawak United 1–2 Kelantan 0–1 1–1
Kelantan United 0–3 Selangor 0–2 0–1
Penang 3–4 Kuching City 2–2 1–2 (a.e.t.)
Petaling Jaya City 0–6 Johor Darul Ta'zim 0–4 0–2
Kedah Darul Aman 1–2 Negeri Sembilan 1–2 0–0
PDRM 0–4 Kuala Lumpur City 0–3 0–1
Sri Pahang 3–9 Terengganu 1–5 2–4

Quarter-finalsEdit

The first legs were played on 5 and 6 November, and the second legs on 11 and 12 November 2022.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Kuching City 1–2 Sabah 0–1 1–1 (a.e.t.)
Kelantan 0–8 Johor Darul Ta'zim 0–3 0–5
Selangor 4–2 Negeri Sembilan 2–0 2–2
Kuala Lumpur City 1–4 Terengganu 0–1 1–3

Semi-finalsEdit

The first legs were played on 15 and 16 November, and the second legs on 20 and 21 November 2022.

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Sabah 1–4 Johor Darul Ta'zim 0–1 1–3
Selangor 3–2 Terengganu 3–1 0–1

FinalEdit

The final was played on 26 November 2022 at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium in Kuala Lumpur.

Johor Darul Ta'zim2–1Selangor
  • Bergson   45+2'
  • Forestieri   59'
Report

StatisticsEdit