|Mạc Hồng Quân of Quảng Ninh Coal is sent off in his team 2-3 loss to Home United yesterday in Singapore. — Photo bongda.com.vn |Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Quảng Ninh Coal failed to register their first win at the Asian Football Confederation Cup losing 2-3 to hosts Home United in the third round match of Group H yesterday.
Song Ui-young scored six minutes from time to open the result of the match that saw Quảng Ninh Coal playing with 10 men in the last 15 minutes at Jalan Besar Stadium.
Song scored twice – including the winning goal in the 84th minute – while the rest of the goals for the hosts went to Faris Ramli seven minutes after the break.
Congolese Patiyo Tambwe levelled the scores in the 32nd minute for the visitors when he headed home Nghiêm Xuân Tú’s cross. Just eight minutes later, it was 2-1 for Quảng Ninh Coal when captain Vũ Minh Tuấn slotted his shot into the bottom corner.
Striker Mạc Hồng Quân was sent off for a second bookable offence in the 75th minute.
Home United claimed all three points after their first win in this Cup to rank second in the group.
Yadanarbon FC of Myanmar are on top with four points.
Quảng Ninh Coal sit at the bottom with one point.
In the next fixture on April 5, Quảng Ninh Coal will host Home United at the Hà Nội’s Mỹ Đình Stadium. — VNS