The Vietnamese group practice for the match with Australia within the qualifying spherical of the 2022 World Cup at present. Picture VFF
MELBOURNE — Regardless of being clear underdogs, Việt Nam coach Park Grasp-seo believes his group will present grit and dedication after they face Australia later at present within the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
The Socceroos could be clear favourites to gather all three factors on the Rectangular Stadium in Melbourne this afternoon, however coach Park feels incomes their first factors of the marketing campaign will not be past the realms of chance.
He feels Australia are removed from the completed article, and has studied onerous alongside together with his technical group to work out the cracks of their armour.
“Việt Nam have misplaced all six matches and haven’t any factors,” coach Park advised a press convention yesterday.
“Australia are in third place they usually actually wish to win at house. However really, we additionally really want factors and attempt to do our greatest to get factors.
“Now it isn’t straightforward to seek out the disadvantages of the highest Asian group like Australia. They’ve extra benefits than disadvantages, however each group have their disadvantages. We’re not as match as Australia, nonetheless, we are going to nonetheless make each effort.”
In the meantime, midfielder and captain Đỗ Hùng Dũng when he returned to the group after recovered from his harm, he acquired lots of assist from his teammates and the teaching employees.
“It did not take lengthy for me to combine with the group. We hope we are able to play nicely within the match with Australia,” mentioned Dũng.
“I was the captain of U23 group, so I’m additionally assured that I’ll do nicely. We’ve educated onerous previously few days and hope to have an excellent outcome in opposition to Australia.”
The South Korean coach Park will remove one participant amongst 24 gamers earlier than heading into the match at present.
He mentioned: “It isn’t straightforward to take away a participant. We are going to overview the gamers’ harm state of affairs and focus on with the teaching employees to select.
“As for the Australian group, they wish to assault rapidly, end the sport early, allow them to strive it,” mentioned Park.
Yesterday, all members of the Vietnamese group had adverse take a look at outcomes for COVID-19 and are prepared for the sport.
On the Australian aspect, head coach Graham Arnold received’t attend the match as a result of he examined constructive for COVID-19. Assistant Rene Meulensteen feels that though Australia will seemingly dominate the sport, they should be affected person.
The match between Việt Nam and Australia kicks off at 4.10pm. 4 days later, Việt Nam will face China at Mỹ Đình Nationwide Stadium in Hà Nội. VNS