Vietnam 1-0 Nepal: Asiad 2018 group match

Created 17 August 2018
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At 7 p.m. local time, the Vietnam-Nepal match kicks off at the Wibawa Mukti Stadium in West Java, Indonesia.

Vietnamese goalkeeper saves a kick early into the game.

 

Vietnamese players entered the game in white and Nepal in red.

By the 19th minute, Vietnam has made several attacks but missed the target.

Nearly half an hour of play, Vietnam has been attacking from both flanks, but have not been able to breach Nepal's defense.

Nguyen Anh Duc, wearing number 11, scored Vietnam's first goal at 30th minute.

Vietnamese goalkeeper saves a kick early into the game.

Vietnamese goalkeeper saves a kick early into the game.

On Tuesday, Vietnam coasted to a 3-0 win over Pakistan, but head coach Park Hang-seo was underwhelmed. The team “did not meet my expectations,” he said.

Stressing the importance the game against Nepal, Park said: “This match is a decisive one as it’s our ticket to the next round, so the team will have to put maximum effort into it.”

Vietnamese fans cheer at the stadium in Indonesia.

Vietnamese fans cheer at the stadium in Indonesia.

If Vietnam beats Nepal, it will advance to round of 16 in Asiad 2018.

At the moment, Vietnam tops Group D on goal difference, sharing three points with Japan. Vietnam will play against Japan on Sunday.

Nepal (red) lost to Japan 0-1 in its first match at Asian Games on Tuesday.

Nepal (red) lost to Japan 0-1 in its first match at Asian Games on Tuesday.

VIETNAM 1-0 NEPAL


Vietnam Team Stats Nepal
6 Shots 2
1 Shots on goal 1
60% Possession 40%
4 Corners 0
3 Fouls 1
0 Yellow cards 0
0 Red cards 0

Photos by VnExpress/Duc Dong

 

Source: VNE

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