Vietnamese football under Coach Park Hang-seo has created many miracles. And on the evening of May 22, at My Dinh Stadium, team U23 Vietnam excellently overcame Thailand’s U23 team to win the historic final. This victory not only helps U23 Vietnam successfully defend the precious gold medal, but also helps Vietnamese football break the “curse” against the Thai people.
Accordingly, in the 83rd minute of the match, defender Phan Tuan Tai crossed the ball for Nham Manh Dung, who jumped higher than all, and then headed into the high corner. The ball hit the bottom bar and entered the goal despite the effort of goalkeeper Kawin Thamsatchanan. At that moment, millions of Vietnamese fans in the stands as well as watching on television burst with joy.
Nham Manh Dung’s “headshake” through Thailand’s U23 net
In the remaining minutes of the match, U23 Thailand put all their efforts into attack while U23 Vietnam played defensively, but the yellow shirt team was powerless to find a way into goalkeeper Van Toan’s goal.
Immediately after the referee blew the final whistle and dropped the gold medal in the hands of the host U23 Vietnam, the Thai U23 players could not hide their sadness and disappointment. They dragged their heavy footsteps on the grass of My Dinh yard.
Thailand U23 player collapsed on the goal, burst into tears when the referee blew the whistle to end the final
Even, player Jonathan Khemdee on the U23 side of Thailand collapsed on the side of the goal in tears. They also entered the game excitedly and played well but were unable to win on a day where the Vietnamese players played well.
Speaking after the match, the head coach of Thailand U23 team – Mr. Mano Polking of Thailand expressed his regret for not winning the SEA Games gold medal, but also admitted that U23 Vietnam played well and won a deserved victory.
“I’m not happy because I don’t want to lose, but U23 Thailand must continue the journey. U23 Vietnam has the advantage of home field, being cheered by a large number of fans throughout the match. This team has 3 months of training together. , have a good strategy.
I believe Thailand played a good game, and so did Vietnam. To be fair, Vietnam had better control of the ball, taking advantage of opportunities more thoroughly. They have taken advantage of the long balls that they have certainly practiced for a long time,” coach Polking assessed the match.
The head coach of Thailand U23 admits that U23 Vietnam deserves the championship
Mr. Mano Polking expressed: “I admire Coach Park Hang-seo and Vietnamese football. I’m just disappointed that I didn’t have time to prepare for this match. We had a chance but didn’t take it. Anyway, Thailand U23 also had a memorable journey at SEA Games 31”.
Looking back at the confrontation history of the two teams U23 Vietnam and U23 Thailand, statistics show that U23 Vietnam has the advantage when it is unbeaten in the last 5 encounters, in which the victory has the biggest difference. at the 2020 Asian U23 qualifiers with a score of 4-0.
At the 30th SEA Games, U22 Vietnam and U22 Thailand competed in the group stage. The two teams chased dramatically with a 2-2 draw, both goals of U22 Vietnam belonged to Tien Linh. The last time U23 Thailand won U23 Vietnam was in 2015, at the 28th SEA Games.
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