Vietnam maintained their excellent begin to the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup on Friday as Park Cling-seo’s aspect beat Malaysia 2-Zero at Hanoi’s My Dinh Stadium.
Nguyen Cong Phuong and Nguyen Anh Duc discovered the back of the online for the Vietnamese, who transfer degree in Group A on six factors from two video games with Myanmar on the prime of the standings after Antoine Hey’s crew got here back from a purpose down to defeat Laos Three-1.
Malaysia even have six factors however have performed one recreation extra. The highest two nations within the five-team group qualify for the semifinals.
Vietnam adopted up a snug opening-round win over Laos final week with one other strong efficiency against a Malaysia aspect that had defeated Cambodia and Laos of their opening fixtures.
Cong Phuong gave Vietnam a flying begin when he clipped the ball house after Anh Duc’s miss-kick within the penalty space with 11 minutes on the clock, and Anh Duc doubled his aspect’s benefit on the hour mark with a first-time end after being performed in on purpose by Phan Van Duc.
Myanmar, in the meantime, bounced back from conceding an early purpose against Laos to decide up their second victory of the event, successful Three-1.
Phouthone Innalay gave Laos an unlikely lead 14 minutes into the sport however Aung Thu pulled Myanmar degree on the stroke of halftime.
Laos regarded set to maintain out for a shock level however objectives from Htet Phyoe Wai and Maung Maung Lwin within the last 18 minutes secured all three factors for Myanmar.