Việt Nam nationwide girls’s staff vs Thailand within the play-offs of the AFC Girls’s Asian Cup 2022. — Picture the-afc.com
By Thanh Nga
NAVI MUMBAI — Following the 3-1 win of the Vietnamese nationwide males’s soccer staff in opposition to China within the third spherical of World Cup qualification, extra excellent news got here within the Lunar New Yr because the Việt Nam nationwide girls’s staff beat Thailand 2-0 within the AFC Girls’s Asian Cup 2022 play-offs, held in India on Wednesday afternoon.
Việt Nam dominated the sport proper from the opening whistle, and Cù Huỳnh Như and Thái Thị Thảo scored the objectives for Việt Nam within the first half.
Within the tenth minute, Việt Nam had the primary shot on the Thai aim, however striker and captain Huỳnh Như’s shot lacked energy.
The Vietnamese staff constantly broke by the Thai defence on the suitable wing, with good coordination between Nguyễn Thị Bích Thùy, Huỳnh Như and Hải Yến.
Although Việt Nam had been dominant, Thailand had been no pushovers with a number of sturdy wing play.
Within the 18th minute, Huỳnh Như had a second probability to seize the opener for Việt Nam however couldn’t beat goalie Thai W. Boonsing.
Nevertheless, a minute later, Huỳnh Như broke the impasse on her third try. It was her second aim within the Girls’s Asian Cup this 12 months.
CAPTAIN MARVEL: Striker Cù Huỳnh Như celebrates her aim on the play-offs of the AFC Girls’s Asian Cup 2022 in India this afternoon. — Picture the-afc.com
Within the twenty fourth minute, the Vietnamese girls’s staff elevated the rating to 2-0 after Thảo’s header from a nook kick.
The Thai staff tried to mount a comeback however couldn’t break down the well-drilled Vietnamese defence.
A number of minutes after the break, Huỳnh Như continued to excite followers with what regarded like a 3rd aim, however it was dominated out for offside after the referee consulted VAR.
Thailand bounced again strongly to deliver the ball nearer to the Vietnamese aim, however couldn’t get the ball into the penalty space.
Hải Yến had free kick from a beneficial place within the sixty fourth minute, however the ball hit a Thai defender’s foot and went out for a nook.
Though Thailand had extra possession, Việt Nam managed the sport nicely and by no means regarded in any actual hazard.
Within the dying minutes, there was red-card drama as Thailand’s Kanchanaporn Saenkhun was despatched off for bringing down Nguyễn Thị Thanh Nhã who was clear on aim.
The round-robin play-off consists of three groups Chinese language Taipei, Thailand and Việt Nam, all dropping quarter-finalists. The winner of the play-offs will earn an automated slot at the FIFA Girls’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand in 2023.
The subsequent set of matches will see Thailand will play Chinese language Taipei on Friday, and conclude with Chinese language Taipei dealing with Việt Nam on Sunday. VNS