|Thanh Hóa players seen in the AFC Cup 2018. — Photo thethaovietnam.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Thanh Hóa, V.League 1 runners-up last season, aim to beat Yangon United in the second match of Group G of the AFC Cup 2018 on February 27 in Myanmar.
Earlier, Thanh Hóa defeated Global Cebu of the Philippines in the event’s first match on February 10 in Hà Nội.
To prepare for the game, Thanh Hóa convened on February 21 after enjoying Tết holidays.
The team won’t have service of midfielder Mai Tiến Thành, who hasn’t recovered from a knee injury, but coach Marian Mihail has another choice: midfielder Nguyễn Xuân Thành, who played well against Global Cebu.
Meanwhile, Yangon United, who finished second in the Myanmar National League, also had a good start in the AFC event, beating Bali United FC of Indonesia 3-1 in their first match of the campaign on February 13. — VNS