HA NOI (VNS) – Viet Nam's U23 football team came from one goal down to beat their Burmese counterparts 3-1 in a friendly match in Yangoon.
|Viet Nam's U23 football team came from one goal down to beat their Burmese counterparts 3-1 in a friendly match in Yangoon. Photo vcmedia.com
The hosts were ahead after 34 minutes after a successful penalty by Kyi Lin, following a foul from Que Ngoc Hai.
After making a slew of substitutions in the second half, coach Hoang Van Phuc gradually shifted momentum in favour of his side.
Nguyen Van Quyet evened the score with an angled shot set up by teammates Tran Phi Son and Nguyen Quang Hung.
An own goal from the host team in the 80th minute and a penalty from Hung sealed the victory just five minutes from the full-time whistle.
In other football news, Viet Nam's hopes of qualifying for the 2015 Asian Cup were dashed with a crushing 3-1 defeat by Uzbekistan in the first leg.
Nguyen Trong Hoang scored the only goal for Viet Nam. – VNS