After returning from injury, midfielder Nguyễn Trọng Đại took just 10 minutes to secure three points for Viettel three against Hồng Lĩnh Hà Tĩnh on Sunday, helping his team take top spot in the V.League 1.
Coach Chu Đình Nghiêm of Hà Nội FC has said he doesn't consider this week's first versus second clash against Viettel as a final.
Hà Nội are unbeaten in nine matches and since the second leg of the season kicked off, the capital side have surged up the rankings to second place, only two points behind Viettel.
Enough has been written about video assistant referees this week. Plenty has been said about Liverpool’s last-minute disallowed goal against Everton last week and as far as Virgil van Dijk’s injury is concerned, I’ve heard already too much.
Viettel FC coach Trương Việt Hoàng has said his players are playing better than his generation who won the national title with Thể Công in 1998.