Vietnam U21 win International U-21 Thanh Nien Newspaper Cup 2018

Wednesday, 19/12/2018, 12:24 [GMT+7]

Vietnam U21 win International U-21 Thanh Nien Newspaper Cup 2018

The final match of the 12nd International U-21 Thanh Nien Newspaper Cup between Vietnam and Myanmar was decided by a penalty shootout as full time ended 2-2. Vietnam won 5-3 over Myanmar to clinch the championship. 
 
 
 
Win Naing Tun helped Myanmar to lead a goal in 27 minutes. Vietnam had an equalizer before the interval thanks to forward Tran Duc Nam’s header.
 
Vietnam created several chances in the second half but squandered them. Myanmar made it 2-1 with the goal of Soe Lwin Lwin in the 54th minute. Substitute Phan Thanh Hau was sent into the match to reinforce the attacking line. He scored at 64 minutes to salvage a full-time draw for Vietnam.

 

 
Vietnam U21 finally won 5-3 in the shootout. Striker Dinh Thanh Binh and Nguyen Thanh Tuan of Vietnam were the top scorer and best goalkeeper of the tournament respectively; Win Naing Tun was selected as the best player. 
 
Source: vnexpress.net
Translated by H.N