|Sông Lam Nghệ An team celebrate winning Nam Định 3-2 in the 18th round of the V.League 1 yesterday. — Photo vov.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Sông Lam Nghệ An (SLNA) beat Nam Định 3-2 in the 18th round of the V.League 1 yesterday.
The game was held at the Thiên Trường Stadium in the northern province of Nam Định.
Despite being playing away from home, the visitors SLNA controlled the game from the first whistle.
Taking full advantage of errors from Nam Định’s defence, SLNA scored three goals thanks to Osmar Francisco in the sixth minute, Phan Văn Đức in the 26th minute and Michael Olaha in the 47th minute.
After that, coach Nguyễn Văn Sỹ of Nam Định changed his tactics to fight back into the game.
In the 67th minute, Diogo Pereira cut the gap to 3-1 with a goal from close range. Only five minutes later, Vũ Thế Vương scored to make it 3-2, but the home side couldn’t grab a point in the remaining minutes
With this win, SLNA have a total of 26 points to climb to the fourth position in the rankings, while Nam Định are 13th out of 14 teams with just 16 points. — VNS