VOV.VN - The Vietnamese U17 national men’s football team snatched a resounding 6-0 victory over Monchengladbach’s U17 side on April 12 in a friendly match played during the team’s ongoing training camp being held in Germany.
The opening few minutes saw the Vietnamese players start slowly, allowing their German rivals to dominate the initial stages.
After settling into the game, the Vietnamese footballers were able to gradually regain control of the fixture and create more chances, with Ba Dat opening the scoring in the 12th minute through a penalty.
Long Vu then doubled the lead with a shot that left the German goalkeeper stranded just one minute later.
Vietnam ended the first half 4-0 up after two more goals set up by Minh Tien and Bao Long in the 22nd and 27th minute.
The second half saw the local footballers quickly increase their lead to 5-0 thanks to Huynh Trieu scoring in the 49th minute.
Despite the large lead, Vietnam continued to press forward and were rewarded through Minh Thuan’s goal in the 70th minute which proved to be the final goal of the match.
The squad made up of young local players set off to Germany on March 18. The Vietnamese team visited a total of four clubs, including Borussia Dortmund, Eintracht Frankfurt, Koln, and Borussia Monchengladbach, during four weeks of training and played friendly matches against their youth teams.
Moving forward, they are scheduled to come back to Vietnam on April 15.