Defeating Thailand U23, Vietnam U23 obtain SEA Games 31 men's football championship

Sunday, 22/05/2022, 22:38 [GMT+7]

Defeating Thailand U23, Vietnam U23 obtain SEA Games 31 men's football championship

Vietnam U23 obtained the championship of men’s football at the 31st  SEA Games after defeating Thailand U23 in the final match at My Dinh Stadium (Hanoi) on May 22 night.
 
The game started at a moderate pace with neither team made a real threat to each other's goal. There were many times Thailand U23 dominated the ball, causing difficulties for Vietnam U23 to make attacks. The first half ended with no goal scored. 
 
 
Manh Dung jumps to head the ball into the goal of Thailand U23 (bongdaplus.vn)
Manh Dung jumps to head the ball into the goal of Thailand U23 (bongdaplus.vn)
 
After the half time break, Manh Dung came in to replace Van Tung. In the 83rd minute, from a cross by Tuan Tai, the substitute scored a brilliant header to make it 1-0 for Vietnam U23. Thailand U23 tried to put pressure on Vietnam U23 in a search for the leveler, but the hosts successfully protect the score until the final whistle. 
 
Thus, Vietnam U23 won two consecutive SEA Games men’s football championship. 
 
Source: vietnamnet.vn
Translated by H.N