Hougang United, a club from Singapore, keep the first 3 points after beating Hai Phong FC, a club from Vietnam with a score of 2-1 in the AFC Cup 2023/24 Group Stage, Group H at Jalan Besar Stadium, Kallang.
In the first half, Hai Phong almost had the opening goal after Trong Dai’s shot over the bar in the 12th minute.
But after this situation, the Cang team played like they lost their soul, their defense was loose, causing Dinh Trieu’s wooden goal to continuously hit. wobble.
In the first 45 minutes of the match, if Hougang United’s strikers had been careful, Dinh Trieu’s net would have vibrated after situations from Kazuma Takayama or Abdil Qaiyyim.
At the beginning of the second half, Dinh Trieu’s wooden frame wobbled after the home team’s efforts. However, after narrow escapes, Hai Phong suddenly found the opening goal. Dam Tien Dung’s cross forced Takayama to foul Yuri Mamute in the penalty area, and it was this striker who coolly scored for Hai Phong from the 11-meter mark.
It seemed like Yuri Mamute’s goal helped Hai Phong prosper, but tragedy happened at the end of the match.
After many escapes, Maksimović finally punctured Dinh Trieu’s goal in the 82nd minute. And in extra time, this striker created a tragedy for the Hai Phong with a precise, close-range save. 2-1 victory for Hougang United.
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