Singapore U23 national team, miraculously collected the first point after scoring 2 goals in the late game, chasing an equalizer with Laos U23 national team, with a score of 2-2 in the men’s football match In the 2021 SEA Games, the group stage, Group B at the Thien Truong Stadium, Nam Dinh.
After unsuccessful efforts, U23 Laos got what they needed and opened the scoring. Continued to be an attacking situation on the left flank. Striker Ekkamai launched a decisive shot, and the ball went tight and right into the near post, leaving goalkeeper Zaiful completely powerless to block.
In the remaining minutes of the first half, Laos U23 was still the better team, but unfortunately, the shots of Bounphachanh or Ekkamai were incorrect. Meanwhile, Singapore U23 also had its own opportunities, especially Shah’s kick in the 44th minute, but luck did not come to them when the ball hit the crossbar.
Entering the second half, Laos U23 continued to enter confidently. In just the first 3 minutes, they had 3 consecutive situations of dangerous braking. By the 49th minute, the score was 2-0 for coach Michael Weiss’s team. U23 Laos has an extremely sharp mid-lane attack. The ball reached Chony’s feet and in the face-to-face position, the striker wearing the number 17 shirt hit the net of Singapore U23.
In the remaining minutes, the match was extremely exciting and open. Singapore U23 was forced to rush to find an equalizer while Laos U23 also took advantage of the dangerous counter-attacks. The turning point of the match came in the 89th minute, after dozens of missed opportunities, Singapore U23 finally got a goal to shorten the score. The defense of Laos U23 did not focus on this situation and let Glenn have the ball quickly to hit goalkeeper Keooudone’s net.
Thinking that U23 Laos would secure a 2-1 victory, right in the last minute of injury time, Singapore U23 completed a spectacular comeback. Nicky Singh penetrated the penalty area and finished close to the wall to level the score for Singapore U23. In the end, the two teams held each other with a score of 2-2. Certainly, Laos U23 will not be able to “swallow” this draw when they are the better team for most of the match.
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