|Hà Nội 1 (in red) jump to first position of the National Women’s Football Championship. — Photo vff.org.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội 1 beat HCM City 2 by a score of 2-0 in the fourth-round match of the National Women’s Football Championship, yesterday in HCM City.
Nguyễn Kim Anh scored for Hà Nội just two minutes before the break, while HCM City 2’s Nguyễn Thị Tuyết Mai netted an own goal in the last seconds of the game.
The win propelled Hà Nội 1 to top position in the ranking table with 10 points, replacing Phong Phú Hà Nam who enjoyed top spot for only 24 hours.
Meanwhile, this was the fourth consecutive defeat for HCM City 2, who are rooted to the bottom of the table with no points.
In a later match, Sơn La pocketed their second win of the season by beating Hà Nội 2 by a score of 1-0.
Cầm Thị Hằng scored the matches’ only goal in the 87th minute.
In the next set of fixtures, Hà Nội 1 will play Sơn La, while Hà Nội 2 will meet HCM City 2 on Thursday. Defending champions HCM City 1 will face Phong Phú Hà Nam and Việt Nam Coal and Minerals will clash with TNG Thái Nguyên a day earlier. — VNS