AFF Cup final first leg: Vietnam 2 -2 Malaysia

Wednesday, 12/12/2018, 09:37 [GMT+7]

AFF Cup final first leg: Vietnam 2 -2 Malaysia

Vietnam was fought back and was held to a 2-2 draw by Malaysia after leading 2-0 in 25 minutes of the first half in the final first leg at Bukit Jalil Stadium on December 11.
 
Huy Hung scored the opener in 22 minutes for Vietnam. Duc Huy doubled the lead for the visitors with a stunning strike from outside the penalty area.

 

 
After that, Vietnam had some good chances but they could not finish well. Malaysia was given a free kick at the 36th minute, and Shahrul Saad scored with a header. The equalizer came in 60 minutes when Safawi stroke a splendid free kick that flew into the corner of the net. 

 

Vietnam’s starting lineup against Malaysia (graphics: Minh Phuc)
Vietnam’s starting lineup against Malaysia (graphics: Minh Phuc)
 
The two sides will meet again in the return leg at My Dinh Stadium on December 15.
 
 
Source: news.zing.vn
Translated by H.N