The Vietnamese billiards team lost to South Korea 21-40 in the first Group C match at the World Championship for national teams in Viersen, Germany on February 22.
Defending champion and top seed Elina Svitolina toiled for more than two hours to reach the Dubai quarter-finals while second seed Garbine Muguruza had to wait until 2am to complete her opening victory.
David de Gea deflected the attention away from Paul Pogba with another spectacular display of goalkeeping as Manchester United came away from their Champions League last 16, first leg against Sevilla in Spain with a 0-0 draw on Wednesday.
Lowly Rochdale scored deep into stoppage time to deny Tottenham Hotspur victory as their FA Cup fifth-round tie ended in a thrilling 2-2 draw on Sunday.
Debate over the merits of video assistant refereeing was again raised as a Romelu Lukaku double eased Manchester United into the FA Cup quarter-finals in a 2-0 win at Huddersfield despite a controversial call going against Jose Mourinho's men.
Simona Halep shrugged off injury concerns to record a straight sets victory over Anastasija Sevastova
Wasted chances were the main reasons that Việt Nam failed to repeat their record of entering semi-finals of the Asian Football Confederation Futsal Championship in Chinese Taipei.
Việt Nam head coach Miguel Rodrigo said Uzbekistan is a strong team and his favourite rival in the quarter-finals of the Asian Football Confederation Futsal Championship today in Chinese Taipei.
Adrian Mannarino sent defending champions France through to the Davis Cup quarter-finals on Sunday after sealing victory over the Netherlands, while Croatia knocked off Canada to follow Spain through.
Football stopped Việt Nam in its tracks several times in the last week or so as 90 million men, women, children - and babies in arms - soaked up the achievements of their nation's young football team.