>>> National squad have first training session in Al Ain ahead of key clash with Yemen After the last matches of Group B ended on Tuesday evening, the third ranked team in this group - Palestine - won only two points, ie. a scenario like in Group A did not happen, where the team ranked third in the group - Bahrain - claimed a ticket to the Round of 16 with four points. This situation helps open more opportunities for the Vietnamese team in the race to win a place among the top four third-placed teams to move on to the knockout stage. In the final Group B round, Jordan (six points), who earned an early ticket to the next round after two previous consecutive wins, took on Palestine (one point). Meanwhile, Syria (one point) were forced to beat reigning champions Australia (three points) to have a chance to progress. If Palestine and Syria both won, they would have officially won an automatic ticket for one of the top two teams in the group, plus a ticket for the best third-placed … [Read more...] about Asian Cup 2019: Chance for Vietnam progress to knockout phase with victory over Yemen
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>>> Malaysia reach AFF final as champion Thais miss late penalty >>> Park warns Vietnam players to maintain high level of concentration for Philippines clash >>> Vietnam towards breaking “no-win obsession” at My Dinh in AFF Cup knockout stage Vietnam will welcome the guests at Hanoi’s My Dinh Stadium under the cheers of tens of thousands of home fans. However, coach Park Hang-seo is still cautious about the opponents who are determined to overturn the 2-1 defeat in the first leg four days ago. Speaking at the pre-match press conference yesterday, Park gave the visitors absolute respect. The Korean strategist asked his players to focus on the important upcoming match. In the first leg at Panaad Stadium in Bacolod, Patrick Reichelt scored a goal against Vietnam to raise the hopes for his home team. On the threshold of the return leg, both the Philippines coaching staff and players are determined to overturn the result tonight at My Dinh. With … [Read more...] about Which lineup will Vietnam use to play the Philippines?