Vietnam wins first leg semi-final against Philippines

Monday, 03/12/2018, 14:51 [GMT+7]

Vietnam wins first leg semi-final against Philippines

Vietnam is one step closer to a the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup final after a 2-1 win in the first leg semi-final over Philippines at Philippines’ Panaad Stadium on December 2.
 
Vietnam had their early goal in 12 minutes thanks to the header of Anh Duc who got the support from Van Hau. In the second minute of the added time of the first half, Philippines’ captain Phil Younghusband sent a cross for Patrick Reichelt to strike an equalizer.    

 

Anh Duc and Van Duc score two goals for Vietnam
Anh Duc and Van Duc score goals for Vietnam
 
Three minutes into the second half, Phan Van Duc received the aerial pass from Trong Hoang, beat the offside trap, slotted the ball past goalkeeper Michael Falkesgaard, and put Vietnam ahead again. In the remaining time, Philippines created some chances but could not find another goal. The game ended 2-1.
 
 
Source: vietnam.net
Translated by H.N