Coach Park Hang-seo once again shuffled the main squad, the 5th match in a row at SEA Games 31in both attack and defense in the semi-final against Malaysia U.23 at 19 pm tonight.
The last match U.23 Vietnam played against U.23 Timor Leste, Coach Park Hang-seo changed more than half of the main squad to keep the strength of the pillars.
But in the semi-final with U.23 Malaysia, Hung Dung, Tien Linh, Hoang Duc all returned. Also in the starting lineup, we can see familiar names such as goalkeeper Van Toan, midfielder Thanh Binh – Viet Anh.
Meanwhile, the wings Van Xuan – Van Do also played for the first time since the 3-0 victory over Indonesia U.23. After the opening match, Mr. Park always alternated the two players resting with Tuan Tai.
Mr. Park once again shuffled the squad at the 31st SEA Games
In the middle of the field, next to Hung Dung – Hoang Duc, midfielder Hoang Anh in the role of vice captain also played from the beginning. All 3 will together take on the role of supporting the defense, keeping the rhythm and “refueling” for the strikers.
In the 3-5-2 diagram, the striker pair of U.23 Vietnam will include the main striker Tien Linh from Binh Duong Club and his young colleague Nham Manh Dung, who is wearing a Viettel shirt.
Manh Dung suffered a slight pain after the 1-0 win against Mynamar, was given a break against U.23 Timor Leste but recovered for this important match.
Captain Hung Dung is expected to be a prop to help Vietnam U.23 control the match
Thus, compared to the first match, winning U.23 Indonesia 3-0 was considered the strongest team at that time, Mr. Park There have been 2 important adjustments for U.23 Vietnam in both attack and defence.
In the central defender position, Tien Long took the place of Tuan Tai, while Manh Dung proved his ability to contribute more than the inexperienced Van Tung.
Judging by the developments on the field in the first 4 matches of the group stage, this is considered the strongest and most effective squad of U.23 Vietnam at the moment, when they entered the semi-final with Vietnam U.23. U.23 Malaysia by coach Brad Maloney