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Vietnam women’s team returns empty-handed in 2022 AFC Cup loss to Myanmar

18 Jul 2022 | 16:53 | News

Head coach Mai Dezhong kept his promise. At 3 o’clock this afternoon, the Vietnamese women’s team played with the best strength and the highest spirit in the third-place match against the Myanmar team. In turn, Huynh Nhu, Tuyet Dung, Thuy Trang, Duong Thi Van, Hai Yen all participated in the competition from the very beginning.

With a very strong lineup, the Vietnamese women’s team did not lose the rhythm of the kick even when they had to receive an unfortunate goal in the 10th minute, when goalkeeper Khong Thi Hang blocked the ball in the right rhythm. Striker San Thaw Thaw. Myanmar side.

The Vietnamese women’s team conceded first.

Coach Mai Duc Chung’s team calmly pressed their opponents and struck on both sides, thanks to the mobility of the My Anh – Hoang Thi Loan duo, as well as the mobility and flexibility of Huynh Nhu’s handling stage. and Tuyet Dung.

In the 24th minute, the Vietnamese women’s team deployed a lightning attack in the middle. Tuyet Dung opened a space on the right wing for Thuy Trang before the No. 8 midfielder shot diagonally. The Myanmar goalkeeper pushed the ball to the correct position chosen by Huang Ren. The Vietnamese women’s captain equalized with a graceful left-footed kick to make it 1-1.

If the first table shows Huang Ren’s smart running thinking, the second table explains why the Tra Rong-born striker has won the Vietnam Golden Ball three years in a row.

Huynh Nhu (right) equalised for the Vietnamese women’s team.

In the 40th minute, Huang received an oblique pass from Huang Thilong, and Huang Yu’s fake action eliminated the Burmese defender, and then a beautiful left foot cut inside to expand the score to 2-1. The doubles against Myanmar helped Topaz score 59 goals, becoming the most-scoring striker in the history of the Vietnamese women’s team.

However, the rainy weather in the second half affected the performance of the Vietnamese women’s team. Coach Mai Dezhong’s students were no longer playing as technically and fluidly as usual, while Burma pushed the team up to put pressure on it.

In the 58th minute, Khin Mo Mo Tun’s back shot bounced the ball onto the post before San Thaw Thaw was in the right place at the right time to bring the game back to the starting line. This is the fifth high ball scored by the Vietnamese women’s team in just two games.

The Vietnamese women’s team conceded an unfortunate goal.

The drama of the game culminated in the final 10 minutes of the game. In the 82nd minute, the goalkeeper made a mistake with the Myanmar midfielder, creating a chance for Huang Ren to steal the ball. The ball then bounced off Haiyan’s position and the striker seized the perfect opportunity to make it 3-2.

However, Myanmar equalised just 1 minute later. The goalkeeper Jin Qing failed to catch the ball after the opponent’s long-range shot, creating conditions for the forward wearing the No. 23 jersey to shoot close to the goal and tying the score to 3-3.

5 minutes later, Jin Qing again determined that the placement was not good, causing the ball to hit the crossbar and find a suitable position. Myanmar’s No. 8 player easily completed the hat-trick of the game.

Vietnam’s women’s team lost 3-4 in the 2022 AFC Cup to finish fourth.

Overall result: Vietnam 3-4 Myanmar (Huynh Nhu 24′, 40′, Hai Yen 81′, San Thaw Thaw 10′, 58′, 88′, Naw Htet Htet Wai 82′)

Hong Nan