Vietnam U23 national team host advanced to the finals after beating Malaysia in extra-time with a score of 1-0 in the Men’s Football. in the 2021 SEA Games semi-finals at Viet Tri Stadium, Phu Tho.
In this match, it’s on the Vietnamese side. had the opportunity to penetrate immediately According to the team that has an advantage from the cheers of the local fans
In the 17th minute, Malaysia got the first shot from a corner and it was “Nik Akif Syahiran” who fired a counter-attack from the second row, but Nguyen Van Toan Vietnam’s goalkeeper can still fall save.
In the 27th minute, Vietnam almost took the lead from the moment “Nguyen Tien Linh” dropped into a solo duel. Before locking, touching the ball to escape “Azri Ghani”, the goalkeeper of Malaysia But the support of Malaysia Still able to get the ball out of the line.
At the end of the first half, in the 42nd minute, Vietnam had another chance to win from the moment that “Nguyen Tien Linh” fired a shot in the penalty area, but “Azri Ghani”, the Malaysian goalkeeper Still able to brush out, but not out of the way, the ball goes into the way of “Ngam Man Dung”, slides in again But the ball fell off the near post.
In the first-half injury time Vietnam came to have a thrill again from the shot of “Ly Cong Hoang Anh”, but the Malaysian defensive line still to block it. Before the end of the first half, both teams were still tied 0-0.
In the second half, both teams played back and forth. and had the opportunity to score goals many times But can’t do anything. After 90 minutes, both teams are still 0-0. Must add 30 minutes of extra time to find the winner.
In extra-time in the 97th minute, Vietnam almost got a hail from the moment “Do Hung Dung” opened a corner kick. Before being header the ball went in the direction of “Ly Cong Hoang Anh”, shooting from the backside, but the ball went unbelievably out of the box.
And in the 111th minute of the free kick of Vietnam and “Do Hung Dung” opened to “Nguyen Tien Linh” took up the header. Vietnam leads 1-0.
After that, the Malaysian Tried to get the goal to equalize, but failed. End of the game on the side of the Vietnam. The side won 1-0 to reach the finals successfully.
Vietnam Qualified to the finals to meet with Thailand on 22 May at 8.00 pm at the My Dinh Stadium, Hanoi.
Malaysia goes to play for the bronze medal match with the Indonesia on 22 May at 5.00 pm at the My Dinh Stadium, Hanoi.
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