Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) retained their Malaysian Super League crown with four rounds remaining.

Goals from Nazmi Faiz Mansor and Diogo helped the Southern Tigers beat Melaka United 2-1 at the Hang Jebat Stadium on Wednesday.

The win gave them an unassailable 16-point lead over second-place Pahang, who lost 5-2 to Selangor a day earlier, and clinched them their sixth consecutive league title since 2014.

Their latest triumph also them equal Selangor's overall league title haul since the league system was introduced in Malaysia in 1982.

Unbeaten since the start of the season, JDT are also on course of emulating their 2016 achievement when they finished the league campaign without a single defeat.