Vietnam defeats Malaysia at regional futsal champs

Vietnam trounced Myanmar 7-2 on April 23 at the ongoing 2012 Southeast Asia Futsal Championships taking place in Bangkok, Thailand.

Hoang Giang and Thanh Dat scored the first two goals for Vietnam in the first minutes of the match before their Malaysian rivals leveled the scoring in the 10th and 15th minutes.

Coached by Gergio Gargelli, the Vietnamese squad sticked to the pressing tactics and earned five more goals to easily win the match with a score of 7-2.

With 12 points after four glorious matches, Vietnam now leads Group A ahead of Malaysia, Cambodia, Myanmar and the Philippines.

Vietnam will meet Indonesia in the semi-finals.