LS V-League 2 stage 2: Exciting race to championship

Wednesday, 21/10/2020, 15:05 [GMT+7]

LS V-League 2 stage 2: Exciting race to championship

Sanna Khanh Hoa - Bien Vietnam (S.KH-BVN) grabbed three points at Binh Phuoc Stadium, while the front-runners Ba Ria-Vung Tau (BR-VT) suddenly lost to Binh Dinh at home ground in round 3, stage 2 of the 2020 LS V-League on October 18. These results made the race to the championship and battle for promotion slot more exciting and intense.
 
S.KH-BVN had a close 1-0 win against the hosts Binh Phuoc, which has helped to keep them in the battle for the championship with the favorites BR-VT and Binh Dinh. That was not an easy match for S.KH-BVN as Binh Phuoc wanted to repay the home defeat some months ago. The first half saw many chances created by Binh Phuoc. However, the brilliant form of goalkeeper The Kiet and concentration of S.KH-BVN players saved all the shots from the hosts.
 
 
S.KH-BVN (light blue) playing a home match
S.KH-BVN (light blue) playing a home match
 
In the second half, S.KH-BVN still played counter-attack, and Dinh Kha provide a cross for young player Van Tung to head the only goal of the match. That was also the fifth goal of Van Tung this season. After that, S.KH-BVN played low to protect the score, and they succeeded. 
 
Meanwhile, on the home ground of BR-VT, Binh Dinh gave a shock to BR-VT fans with four goals to the net of the hosts. Nguyen Huu Thang, Bui Van Hieu, Le Thanh Binh, and Le Thanh Phong helped the visitors Binh Dinh to beat the front-runners BR-VT 4-0 and jump to second place, above S.KH-BVN on goal difference. Although losing the match, BR-VT are still topping the table with 30 points with only one point above Binh Dinh and S.KH-BVN. The battle for the championship among BR-VT, Binh Dinh and S.KH-BVN is going to be a hotly contested affair when only a narrow margin separating the three. The positions of the teams can completely change after the fourth round taking place on October 24.
 
S.KH-BVN will face second-placed Binh Dinh at home at 19-8 Nha Trang Stadium in round 4. This is going to be a tough match for the hosts S.KH-BVN. BR-VT will play away home at An Giang’s stadium. 
 
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Translated by H.N