|Hà Nội 1 vs Thái Nguyên in the second leg of the National Women’s Football Championship yesterday. — Photo vff.org.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội 1 crushed Thái Nguyên 3-0 in the second leg of the National Women’s Football Championship to climb to the second position in the rankings on November 26.
Earlier, Hà Nội 1 also defeated Thái Nguyên 4-0 in the first leg, so the No 1 team were determined to take three points in this match, which was held at Thiên Trường Stadium in the northern province of Nam Định, to raise their hopes of making it into the top three.
With many national footballers in the line-up, the capital team dominated the game from the time the referee blew her whistle.
Phạm Hải Yến opened the score for Hà Nội 1 thanks to her head shot in the eighth minute. Nguyễn Kim Anh doubled the score to 2-0 for the capital team in the 36th minute.
After the break, the No 1 team played slower to foster their physical strength. However, when the game had only three minutes to end, Thái Thị Thảo scored one more goal for her team.
Gaining three points, Hà Nội 1 are now second with 28 points. The defending champions, HCM City 1, top the rankings with 36 points, while Việt Nam Coal and Mineral are third with 28 points.
In the other match held at Hà Nam Stadium, Hà Nội 2 tied goalless with Sơn La. — VNS