Though they fell to a 3-2 defeat away to the UAE and lost top spot in Group G, Việt Nam advanced to the third round of World Cup qualification for the first time ever thanks to results elsewhere.
Việt Nam resume their World Cup qualification bid against Indonesia tonight in Dubai, the UAE, and kicking off with three points is a must.
Lâm was identified as a close contact of a confirmed COVID-19 case, one of his teammates at Japanese club Cerezo Osaka.
Hoàng Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) head coach Kiatisuk Senamuang said his team were lucky to take a fifth win in a row after beating 10-man Nam Định 4-3 on Monday on their home turf in the Central Highlands city of Pleiku.
Coach Kiatisuk Senamuang of Hoàng Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) said his side are trying to play beautiful and winning football at the same time.