SEA Games 32: U22 Vietnam defeat U22 Myanmar 3-2, win bronze

VOV.VN - U22 Vietnam trounced U22 Myanmar 3-1 in a consolation victory at the ongoing 32nd Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Cambodia on May 16, winning a bronze medal.

Facing underdogs Myanmar, Philippe Troussier’s players launched subsequent attacks after the referee’s whistle.

Ho Van Cuong opened the scoring in the ninth minute, before he himself completed a brace in 35th minute, extending Vietnam’s 2-0 lead.

After the break, Vietnamese players maintained their control but failed to transform scoring opportunities into goals.

11 minutes after the halftime, Minh Trong escaped to venture down and returned the ball back to Khuat Van Khang who successfully cushioned the ball into the back of the net.

U22 Myanmar could not break the deadlock throughout the second half, but they also scored a consolation goal with Aung Myo’s header,

Defeating Myanmar 3-1, U22 Vietnam who were the SEA Games 31 gold medalists were placed third at SEA Games 32.

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