Vietnam 1-0 Pakistan: First Asian Games football match

Created 14 August 2018
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Vietnam's U23 football team is playing Pakistan in the first Group D Asian Games 2018 match at Wibawa Mukti Stadium, Indonesia.

Diễn viên Hiếu Hiền cùng các CĐV Việt Nam trong trận gặp Pakistan

 

The game started at 4 p.m. (Vietnam time) with Vietnamese team in red uniform and Pakistan in blue.

Midfielder Nguyen Quang Hai scored first goal for Vietnam at minute 21 with beautiful assist from Nguyen Cong Phuong. The goal came after several failed attacks from Vietnam, given Pakistan's strong defense.

Head coach Park Hang-seo said Vietnam will play with three main attackers, Phuong, Nguyen Van Quyet and Nguyen Anh Duc.

Diễn viên Hiếu Hiền cùng các CĐV Việt Nam trong trận gặp Pakistan

Vietnamese fans cheer at the Wibawa Mukti Stadium in Indonesia on Tuesday afternoon ahead of the Vietnam-Pakistan game. Video by Lam Thoa

Vietnamese U23 football players practice before the game. Photo by VnExpress/Duc Dong

The Vietnamese U23 team practices before the game. Photo by VnExpress/Duc Dong

U23 Pakistan football players prepare for the match against Vietnam. Photo by VnExpress/Duc Dong

U23 Pakistan football players prepare for their match against Vietnam. Photo by VnExpress/Duc Dong

Vietnam will compete in Group D along with Japan, Pakistan and Nepal. Its first match will be against Pakistan on August 14.

Park selected the squad team based on performance at an with guest players from Oman, Palestine and Uzbekistan in Hanoi earlier this month. The team is basically the one that won Vietnam second place at the in China last January.

 

Source: VNE

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