|Torrential match: Hà Nội vs HCM City 1 in the third round of the National Women’s Football Tournament on May 27. — Photo sggp.org.vn |Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — In a torrential match, Hà Nội beat defending champions HCM City 1 2-1 in the third round of the National Women’s Football Tournament on Sunday.
The heavy rain, with average rainfall of 30mm recorded at Hà Nam Stadium, did not stop the game. The two teams tried their best to score goals in the first half but could not succeed.
Just after the second half began, Hồ Thị Quỳnh scored the opening goal for Hà Nội.
In the 83rd minute, national player Phạm Hải Yến scored another goal, raising the score to 2-0 for Hà Nội.
HCM City fought back strongly to score goals, and Lê Hoài Lương succeeded in narrowing the gap to 1-2 for HCM City in the extra time.
In another match, hosts Phong Phú Hà Nam easily beat HCM City 2 5-0.
Hà Nội temporarily top the ranking with nine points, followed by Phong Phú Hà Nam and HCM City 1 with four points. — VNS