Malaysia secured their second straight victory under interim coach Ong Kim Swee by defeating Timor Leste 1-0 in an AFC World Cup qualifier in Dili on Tuesday.
A 10th minute goal by evergreen forward Amri Yahyah proved the difference between the two nations as the Malaysians picked up their first win in Group A in the second round of qualifying.
The positive result came five days after Harimau Malaya broke their winless streak for 2015 by beating Laos 3-1 in a friendly in Bangkok on Thursday.
Former Fulham manager Rene Meulensteen is looking to resurrect his coaching career in Malaysia.
Sources have told ESPN FC that the 51-year-old is one of the overseas applicants for the Malaysian national job, which is due to be filled by the end of the year.
Meulensteen was in charge of Fulham for 13 games in the 2013-2014 season, winning just three of those matches and losing nine before being sacked during a season in which the London club were relegated.
Previously, Meulensteen was in charge...
Malaysia finally won their first senior international of 2015 with a 3-1 victory over Laos in a friendly in Bangkok on Thursday night.
The confidence-boosting result came as the Malaysians prepare for Tuesday's AFC 2018 World Cup qualifier against Timor Leste in Dili under interim coach Ong Kim Swee.
After it was 0-0 at halftime, Malaysia scored twice in three second half minutes to grab control of the game against the 181st ranked Laotians.
Felda United winger Christie Jayaseelan struck five minutes...