Vietnam beat Thailand 1-0 at King's Cup

By Staff reporters       JUN. 5, 2019

Nguyen Anh Duc's goal in the extra minutes earned Vietnam a long-awaited victory over their major rival.

  • 90'+5
    Game over

    Vietnam get the win in a very instense match with Thailand. They will face Curacao in the final of King's Cup 2019 on June 8.


    Nguyen Anh Duc (R) and his teammates react as the referee blows the final whistle. Photo by VnExpress/Duc Dong.

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    Nguyen Anh Duc reacts as he scores the only goal of the game. Photo by VnExpress/Duc Dong.

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    Nguyen Anh Duc scores from a bullet header in the last minute of the game.

  • 89'

    Last substitution for Vietnam. Nguyen Tuan Anh is subbed out for Luong Xuan Truong.

  • 84'

    Thailand have the second substitution.

  • 80'

    Nguyen Quang Hai takes a clear shot from outside the box but it still needs more accuracy.

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    The game gets more intense in the last 20 minutes.

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    Nguyen Cong Phuong is dangerously fouled by Pansa Hemviboon and a yellow card is drawn.


    Nguyen Cong Phuong is fouled. Photo by VnExpress/Duc Dong.


    The referee withdraws a yellow card against Pansa Hemviboon amid angry Vietnamese faces. Photo by VnExpress/Duc Dong.

  • 73'

    Vietnam answer Thailand with a shot from Nguyen Cong Phuong, but it goes over the bar.

  • 72'

    Vietnam have the second substitution. Bui Tien Dung is replaced by Nguyen Phong Hong Duy. 

Vietnam clash Thailand in Chang Arena Stadium at 7:45 p.m. Although King's Cup is a friendly tournament, the game is highly expected by fans as another test for Vietnam as it is the first time they play the Southeast Asian powerhouse at national team level under coach Park Hang-seo.

The other match started earlier today and Curacao beat India 3-1 to enter the finale on June 8.

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