Two objectives within the final seven minutes sealed Vietnam’s place within the remaining of the AFF Suzuki Cup on Thursday as Park Grasp-Website positioning’s aspect defeated Philippines 2-1 to safe a four-2 combination win.
Vietnam, 2008 title winners, will tackle Malaysia over two legs within the match decider, with the primary assembly on Tuesday in Kuala Lumpur after Tan Cheng Hoe’s aspect noticed off defending champions Thailand on Wednesday.
Vietnam have been favourites to advance to the ultimate after securing a 2-1 win in Bacolod within the first leg on Sunday and, regardless of needing to rating twice, the Philippines hardly ever threatened.
Iain Ramsay had the Philippines’s solely try on purpose within the opening 45 minutes, with the Australia-born winger watching his lengthy-vary try fly simply over the bar.
Nguyen Quang Hai went closest for Vietnam within the first half with an overhead kick that was saved by Azkals goalkeeper Patrick Deyto, however with seven minutes remaining it was the diminutive midfielder who put Vietnam in entrance.
Phan Van Duc outstripped Amani Aguinaldo earlier than squaring the ball to Quang Hai, and he slotted dwelling with ease from six metres.
4 minutes later Nguyen Cong Phuong added the second and, though James Younghusband pulled one again within the 89th minute, the injury had been accomplished to the Azkals’ hopes.
The primary leg of the ultimate will probably be performed on Dec. 11, with the return in Hanoi 4 days later.