09/05/2023 - 08:15

SEA Games 32: Vietnam’s football team advance to semi-finals 

Van Tung after scoring to raise the score to 2-0 for U22 Vietnam (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam beat Malaysia 2-1 in the men’s football at the ongoing SEA Games 32 in Cambodia on May 8, officially securing a slot in the semi-finals.

In the early minutes of the match, the referee gave Vietnam a penalty. Van Tung made good use of this opportunity to open the scoring. In the 33th minute, he scored again with a header following Minh Trong's pass.

Malaysia then obtained a goal in the last minutes of the first half.
The result was kept until the end of the match, despite dramatic developments in the second half.

With this 2-1 victory, Vietnam currently rank second in Group B, behind Thailand, who won 4-1 against Laos on the same day.

Vietnam will play their last match of the group stage against Thailand on May 11./.