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Việt Nam tie with Myanmar in Hong Kong football event

Update: April, 22/2019 - 09:08

Việt Nam (in white) defeat Singapore 1-0 in the international tournament for U18s in Hong Kong. — Photo laodong.vn

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam could only manage a goalless with Myanmar in the second match of a four-side International Youth (U18) Football Tournament in Hong Kong on Saturday.

With a hectic schedule, neither team were at their best going into the match and it showed over the course of 90 minutes.

Both sides looked sluggish with neither team able to take advantage of opportunities created during the match.

In the other match, Singapore won Hong Kong 2-0.

In the event’s first match, Việt Nam beat Singapore 1-0 while Myanmar defeated China’s Hong Kong 2-0.

With this draw, Việt Nam are second in the table with four points, level on ponts with Myanmar but with a lower goal difference.

Việt Nam will next play Hong Kong, while Myanmar will face Singapore on April 22.

The event will be a warm-up for Việt Nam at the upcoming 2019 AFF U18 Championships and the 2020 AFC U19 Championship qualifiers to be held later this year. — VNS

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