|Up for it: HAGL and Long An players battle for the ball. Photo bongda.com.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Hoàng Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) yesterday beat hosts Long An 3-1 in the 21st round of the V-League.
HAGL came into yesterday’s match in Tân An stadium in good form, with wins over FLC Thanh Hóa and Becamex Bình Dương in their last two outings.
Thai official Lan Teetichai Nualjan refereed the match on the invitation of the V-League.
Long An forward Kisekka Henry opened the scoring but HAGL soon equalised through striker Masaaki Ideguchi. HAGL striker Văn Toàn grabbed a brace to secure the win.
Long An’s misery was compounded with Henry and goalkeeper Tiến Anh both finishing the match with injuries.
The same day, Sanna Khánh Hòa BVN beat Hải Phòng 3-0, Becamex Bình Dương beat Đồng Tháp 3-0, Sông Lam Nghệ An lost to Đà Nẵng 0-2; FLC Thanh Hóa drew with Sài Gòn FC 2-2; Hà Nội T&T lost to Cần Thơ 0-1 while Quảng Ninh Coal lost 0-2 to Quảng Nam.
After 21 rounds, Hải Phòng top the table with 40 points, followed by SHB Đà Nẵng in second and Quảng Ninh Coal in third, both on 37 points. Đồng Tháp remain rooted to the bottom of the table on 7 points, with Long An second bottom on 11 points. — VNS
|Equaliser: Masaaki Ideguchi scores for HAGL against Long An in yesterday’s match. Photo News.zing.vn |
|All square: FLC Thanh Hóa and Sài Gòn FC at yesterday’s match. They drew 2-2. VNA/VNS Photo Trịnh Duy Hùng |