HCM City 1 beat Hà Nội 1

Update: May, 30/2017 - 16:00
Defending champions HCM City 1 vs Hà Nội 1 at the National Women’s Football Championships at Thống Nhất Stadium in HCM City on May 29. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Defending champions HCM City 1 came from behind to beat formidable rivals Hà Nội 1 2-1 in the sixth round of the second leg of the National Women’s Football Championships.

The match was played at Thống Nhất Stadium in HCM City on May 29.

With this win, HCM City 1 top the rankings with 15 points, followed by Phong Phú Hà Nam and Hà Nội 1 with 13 points.

Taking full advantage of playing on their home turf, hosts HCM City 1 played an attacking game from the moment the referee blew her whistle.

However, the visitors took the lead in the sixth minute. From a pass in the left wing by Vũ Thị Nhung, Phạm Hải Yến put her header past HCM City 1’s goalkeeper to open the score for the visitors.

Receiving an early setback, the hosts made every effort to score goals, with Huỳnh Như managing to level the score 1-1 in the 18th minute.

In the 42nd minute, Trần Nguyễn Bảo Châu raised the score to 2-1 for HCM City.

Following the break, the two sides played attack continuously but failed to score more goals.

In the other match, Việt Nam Coal and Mineral crushed Hà Nội 2 9-0.

Nguyễn Thị Thúy Hằng and Trần Thị Thu scored two goals each, while Nguyễn Thị Hạnh, Phạm Thị Hằng, Nguyễn Thị Vạn, Đinh Thị Kim Huế and Dương Thị Vân scored one goal each for HCM City.

Việt Nam Coal and Mineral are currently ranked fourth with 13 points and Hà Nội 2 are at the bottom. — VNS