Vietnam U20 national team made a surprise after beating Australia U20 national team with a score of 1-0 in the AFC U20 Asian Cup 2023 Group stage, Group B at Istiqlol Stadium, Fergana.
However, the students of coach Hoang Anh Tuan entered the game with great confidence. After only 6 minutes of rolling the ball, Vietnam U20 conceded the opponent’s net. Nguyen Quoc Viet had a confident dribble from the left before launching a dangerous shot from a distance, opening the score for Vietnam U20.
Although U20 Australia held more of the ball, it was Vietnam U20 who created many dangerous opportunities, including Thanh Nhan’s header in the 45th minute.
In the second half, U20 Australia pushed up the squad to find an equalizer, creating conditions for U20 Vietnam to play defensively and counterattack.
The young players of coach Hoang Anh Tuan played confidently and fairly against tall opponents. In the 61st minute, Thanh Nhan hit the corner and sent the ball narrowly away from the Australia U20 column.
Quoc Viet then got injured and left the field, the substitute Bui Vi Hao also played very well and almost doubled the gap for Vietnam U20 in the 77th minute.
At the end of the match, U20 Australia created suffocating pressure on the Vietnam U20 goal. But goalkeeper Cao Van Binh and his teammates still play-focused.
Match ended by Vietnam has a victory side by a score of 1-0 was kept until the end of time. U20 Vietnam defeated U20 Australia to get the first 3 points.
Vietnam faces Qatar on Saturday, while Australia will hope to bounce back when they take on Iran.
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