|Fighting for a goal: Hà Nội vs Phong Phú Hà Nam in the second round of the second leg of the National Women’s Football Championship – Thái Sơn Bắc Cup on September 17. — Photo vff.org.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội lost to Phong Phú Hà Nam 1-2 in the second round of the second leg of the National Women’s Football Championship – Thái Sơn Bắc Cup on September 17.
The game was held at Thống Nhất Stadium in HCM City.
The two teams played attack starting from the opening of the match. In the 22nd minute, receiving a spectacular pass of Tuyết Dung, Thanh Hương opened the score for Hà Nam.
Only 10 minutes later, taking full advantage of Nguyễn Thị Loan’s goalie’s mistake, Nguyễn Thị Liễu wrote her name in the scoresheet as she doubled the score for Hà Nam.
Before the first half closed, Thảo Anh missed a chance to narrow the gap for the capital team as goalkeeper Hải Yến of Hà Nam outstandingly saved the goal.
After the break, the Hanoian women fought back strongly to seek goals and their efforts paid off in the 63rd minute. Biện Thị Hằng scored a goal in the penalty spot, raising the hopes of the capital team. However, that was their only goal in the match after missing many other chances.
In another match, defending champions HCM City 1 crushed HCM City 2 4-0.
Despite losing to Hà Nam, Hà Nội still tops the rankings with 17 points, followed by Việt Nam Coal and Mineral and Hà Nam. — VNS