Vietnam started the U23 AFC Championship qualifiers with a thrashing 6-0 win against Brunei as they dominated the entire game. In their second game, Vietnam face Indonesia, who suffered a 0-4 defeat against Thailand in the last game. Vietnam will face Thailand in the last game of group K on March 26. To qualify for the 2020 AFC U-23 Championship, Vietnam has to get the top spot in the group or become one of the best second-placed teams. They are now on second place after Thailand beat Brunei 8-0 earlier on Sunday. … [Read more...] about AFC U23 qualifiers: Vietnam vs Indonesia
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A Vietnamese fan carries a replica of the AFF Cup at My Dinh Stadium in Hanoi. Photo by VnExpress/Giang Huy Vietnam and Malaysia have taken different paths to the final. Vietnam was unbeaten in the group stage with three wins, one draw and no goals conceded. Then they went on to win both legs of semi-finals against the Philippines with the same score, 2-1. Malaysia had a slow start, losing to Vietnam in the group stage. In the semifinals, they drew with Thailand 2-2 on aggregate and proceeded to the final. After the first leg of the final, Vietnam holds the advantage of scoring two away goals in the first leg that ended in a 2-2 draw. A goalless draw or a 1-1 draw will deliver the title to Vietnam. Video below shows Malaysian fans burning flares as they gathered outside My Dinh Stadium. CĐV Malaysia đốt pháo sáng, hò reo trên đường tiến vào sân Mỹ Đình … [Read more...] about AFF Cup final: Vietnam vs. Malaysia
Vietnam qualified for the knockout round as the group winners, with three victories against Laos, Malaysia and Cambodia and a goalless draw with Myanmar. Particularly, Park Hang-seo’s side remained the only team yet to concede a goal as the group stage wrapped up. Meanwhile, the Philippines were also impressive in their road to the semifinals, finishing second in Group B with two wins over Singapore and Timor Leste, and two draws against heavyweights Thailand and Indonesia. (Source: NDO/Duc Trung) … [Read more...] about [INFOGRAPHIC] Vietnam vs Philippines 2018 AFF Cup Semifinal
As the excitement builds ahead of the final of the Asian Football Confederation Under-23 Championship, all eyes are on the two title contenders, Vietnam and Uzbekistan. Neither team has ever made it beyond the group stage of the biennial championship prior to this year. Previous winners include Japan in 2016, who lost 4-0 in this year’s quarterfinals to Uzbekistan, and Iraq in 2013 (when it was the AFC U22 Cup), who lost in the quarterfinals on penalties (5-3) to none other than Vietnam. This year, both finalists lost a match in the group stage. Vietnam lost 2-1 to South Korea, but the Koreans were subsequently defeated by Uzbekistan in the semis, while Uzbekistan lost to Qatar 1-0, who then lost to Vietnam… also in the semis. As for goal stats, Uzbekistan has so far fared better than the more defensively minded Vietnam. Vietnam Uzbekistan Goals scored 7 10 Goals conceded 7 2 Top goalscorer Nguyen Quang Hai (4 goals) Jasurbek Yakhshiboev (3 goals) Formation … [Read more...] about Vietnam vs Uzbekistan in U23 Asian Cup final: Who do you think will win?
Thailand’s goalkeeper Pannipa Kamolrat was the eventual hero, saving Nguyen Thi Hue’s effort in the shootout, before Hataichanok Tappakun sealed the victory with the decisive spot kick. In the meantime, Vietnam played defense-attack. They surprised the hosts and, if luck had been with them, they could score a goal. In the first half, Nguyen Thi Thanh had two spectacular shots, but she did not defeat goalkeeper Pannipa. Vietnam vs Thailand in the third-placed match of the AFC Women’s Futsal Championship 2018 on Saturday. Photo: afc.com Another Vietnamese counter-attack nearly decided the match, with just over one minute to go, but Trinh Nguyen Thanh Hang could not reach the ball after she rounded Pannipa. It was Pannipa who again stepped up to become the match winner in the penalty shootout, producing an excellent save to block Vietnam’s first penalty before Darika Peanpailun, Jenjira Bubpha and Hataichanok Tappakun each powered home their spot … [Read more...] about Vietnam ranks fourth at AFC Women’s Futsal Champs