Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Defending champions Thái Sơn Nam defeated Hải Phương Nam Phú Nhuận 7-2 in the National Futsal Championship yesterday in HCM City.
In the first half, Phú Nhuận were on the front foot from the first minute and opened the scoring through captain Đoàn Văn Định.
Minutes later, Phạm Đức Hòa levelled the score for Thái Sơn Nam before Trần Văn Vũ netted to take the lead.
In the last minutes of the first half, Vũ and Tôn Thất Phi scored to make the lead 4-1.
After the break, Thái Sơn Nam dominated and had three more goals thanks to Lương Thái Huy, Vũ and Lê Quốc Nam.
Mai Thành Danh Toại scored a consolation goal for Phú Nhuận, leaving the score 7-2.
With this win, Thái Sơn Nam lead the tournament.
Thái Sơn Nam’s coach Nguyễn Bảo Quân said his players listened to his tactics, played with focus and controlled the match.
“We had a good match. We played with focus to make it hard to score against us. Although we conceded early we stayed calm,” said Quân.
Coach Nguyễn Anh Tuấn of Phú Nhuận said his team has many young players who struggled to compete with Thái Sơn Nam’s many national team members.
“Psychology affected our players in the match today. We will make every effort and strengthen for the next matches with Sanna Khánh Hòa and Hoàng Thư Đà Nẵng,” said Tuấn.
In other matches, Thái Sơn Bắc beat Tân Hiệp Hưng 1-0 and Sanatech Khánh Hòa defeated Sanna Khánh Hòa 3-2.
Elsewhere, Sài Gòn FC vs Sanest Tourist Khánh Hòa, Cao Bằng vs Hoàng Thư Đà Nẵng (to be updated). — VNS