Vietnam 0-1 South Korea: Teams meet in tough Asian Games semifinal (video)

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The match kicks off at 4 p.m. at the Pakansari Stadium in Bogor, Indonesia.

Vietnam 0-1 South Korea: Teams meet in tough Asian Games semifinal

 

South Korea scored in 7'.

Lee Seungwoo, wearing jersey number 17, struck a left-leg shot that found the Vietnam's net early in the game.

Vietnam entered the game in red with two forwards for the first half, and South Korea in white, with four.

Vietnam 0-1 South Korea: Teams meet in tough Asian Games semifinal
 

Vietnam advanced to its first semifinal of the Asian Games after defeating Syria with a late goal on Monday. Nguyen Van Toan came off the bench to score the winning goal for Vietnam in 108th minute in extra time.

The victory sparked wild celebrations as well as a rush to book tours to watch the semifinal live in Indonesia.

Around 3,000 Vietnam fans are there to cheer for their team this afternoon.

Vietnamese fans creates a red ocean on the stand of Pakansari Stadium.

Vietnamese fans creates a red ocean on the stand of Pakansari Stadium.

Vietnamese fans at the stadium, hanging a banner predicting a 1-0 win for Vietnam. Photo by Dong Huyen

Vietnamese fans at the stadium, hanging a banner predicting a 1-0 win for Vietnam. Photo by Dong Huyen

Vietnams volleyball team is among the cheering crowd at the stadium.

The Vietnam women’s volleyball team has come to the stadium to cheer for the men’s football team. Photo by VnExpress

Back in Vietnam, the spirit is super high. In Saigon, streets are bustling with people selling and buying national flags, t-shirts, banners and other paraphernalia.

Fans wait to watch the game at Nguyen Hue walking street in downtown Saigon. Photo by Huu Khoa

Fans wait to watch the game at Nguyen Hue walking street in downtown Saigon. Photo by Huu Khoa

In Hanoi, many companies have let their employees off early this afternoon to go out and enjoy a public football-watching session. Several schools in the country have done the same.

The other semifinal will be played by Japan and U.A.E at 7:30 p.m. The gold and bronze medal matches will be played on September 1.

 

Source: VNE

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