|Crushed it: Becamex Bình Dương easily beat Sài Gòn FC 5-1 in the 10th-round match of Nuti Café V. League 2018, which took place in their home Gò Đậu stadium yesterday. — Photo foxsports.com.vn|Viet Nam News
BÌNH DƯƠNG — Becamex Bình Dương easily crushed Sài Gòn FC 5-1 in the 10th-round match of Nuti Café V. League 2018, which took place in their home Gò Đậu stadium yesterday.
The match was intense right from its every first minutes, but the game balance changed when Bình Dương’s forward Nguyễn Tiến Linh, the former star of U19 Việt Nam, neared Sài Gòn FC’s goal zone after receiving a decisive pass from the team’s captain and opened the score for the host.
The opening goal stimulated the competitive spirit of the host’s players, particularly talented forward Linh, who continued to shine at the end of the first half, doubling the goal gap with the visiting team.
Bình Dương continued to dominate the second half of the match. Linh widened the goal gap between the two teams by creating a hat trick, scoring his third goals in a row in the 60th minute.
In the last minutes of the match, Sài Gòn FC made great efforts to achieve their first and only goal, shortening the gap. They also had several opportunities during the match, but all of their efforts were stymied by the excellent performance of the host’s goalkeeper Tấn Trường.
Bình Dương’s U19 star continued to shine by scoring his fourth goal of the match. The outstanding performance of the host’s striker Nguyễn Anh Đức concluded the match with Bình Dương’s 5-1 victory against Sài Gòn FC.
With this win, Bình Dương earned three points and temporarily climbed up to the second position on the table of V-League 2018.
Another 10th-round match in the tournament, Xổ Số Kiến Thiết Cần Thơ vs SHB Đà Nẵng, ended in a draw in the Cần Thơ stadium. — VNS