Vietnam defeat Myanmar to win SEA Games football bronze medal

By Hoang Nguyen       MAY. 16, 2023

Vietnam won the SEA Games 32 men's football bronze medal after beating Myanmar 3-1 on Tuesday.

  • 90'+5
    Time's up

    Vietnam won the bronze medal of SEA Games 32 men's football with a 3-1 victory over Myanmar.

  • 90'

    Five minutes are added to the second half.

  • 89'
    Myanmar score

    Keeper Huy Hoang couldn't catch the ball cleanly in the air as he pushed it out, but Aung Myo was there to head it in for Myanmar.

  • 77'

    Van Khang got a chance to score another as he came near the box, but his shot was not enough to beat Myanmar goalie.

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    Nguyen Quoc Viet (number 19) played well after coming on as a substitution. Photo by Lam Thoa

  • 69'

    Myanmar showed tiredness after conceding three goals. Vietnam won the ball quite easily as the opponent revealed a lot of space.

  • 65'

    Vietnam made another substitution.

  • 56'
    Vietnam lead 3-0

    Nhat Nam passed the ball down the left flank for Vo Minh Trong, who made an assist for Khuat Van Khang to score the third goal for Vietnam.

  • 46'
    Second half underway

    Vietnam made a substitution after the break.

  • 45'+4
    First half ends

    Vietnam lead Myanmar 2-0 after the first 45 minutes.

After wearing the SEA Games crown for two seasons, Vietnam now enter the bronze medal match after losing 2-3 to Indonesia in the last minute of the semifinal, while Myanmar were crushed 0-3 by Thailand.

A win will turn Vietnam into the men's football team with the second-most number of medals in SEA Games, surpassing Malaysia and only behind Thailand.

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