|Việt Nam Coal and Minerals (in blue) beat HCM City 1 2-0 in the first match of the National Women’s Football Championship on May 11. — Photo baomoi.com|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam Coal and Minerals defeated defending champion HCM City 1 2-0 in the opener of the National Women’s Football Championship yesterday at the HCM City’s Thống Nhất Stadium.
Trần Thị Thu opened the score for Việt Nam Coal and Minerals just a few minutes into the first half.
Nguyễn Thị Vạn made it 2-0 near the end of the match in a one-two situation with goalkeeper Trần Thị Kim Thanh.
HCM City pushed up their speed, opened consecutive attacks but failed to break the visitors’ strong defence.
In the later match of the day, HCM City 2 lost 0-1 to Sơn La.
In today fixture, Phong Phú Hà Nam will play TNG Thái Nguyên and Hà Nội 2 will face Hà Nội 1. — VNS