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Vietnam lose 1-3 to Oman in World Cup qualifiers

By Hoang Nguyen       OCT. 12, 2021

Vietnam opened the score against Oman but ended up suffering their fourth straight loss in the final round of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

  • 90'+5
    Time's up

    Vietnam lost 1-3 to Oman despite scoring first.

  • 90'+3

    Que Ngoc Hai receives a yellow for false tackling.

  • 90'

    Five minutes are added to the second half.

  • 89'

    Nguyen Cong Phuong takes a powerful shot from outside the box and it hits the woodwork. The second shot by Nguyen Van Toan is blocked by Oman keeper.

    After that, Phuong is subbed out for Phan Van Duc.

  • 79'

    Each team makes two substitutions.

    Vietnam sub Nguyen Van Toan in for Do Duy Manh and Pham Tuan Hai for Nguyen Tien Linh, while Oman sub Abdul Al Muqbali in for Al Sabhi and Arshad Al-Alawi in for Al-Khaldi.

  • 78'

    Al-Yahyaei gets a chance to face keeper Toan from a counter-attack but his shot goes wide.

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    Nguyen Tien Linh (L) and Al-Khaldi, who have scored one goal each in the game.

  • 64'

    Vietnam make the first substitution. Luong Xuan Truong in for Pham Duc Huy.

  • 63'
    Oman score their third goal

    Salaah Al-Yahyaei makes no mistake from the penalty spot and makes it 3-1 for Oman.

  • 61'

    The referee gives another penalty for Oman after Do Duy Manh unintentionally hits Al-Yahmadi in the face. Manh also receives a yellow card.

Vietnam are last in group B after losing 1-3 to Saudi Arabia, 0-1 to Australia and 2-3 to China. Oman surprised everyone with a 1-0 win against Japan in their first game but lost 0-1 to Saudi Arabia and 1-3 to Australia in the next two.

In the past, Vietnam had encountered Oman twice, both at the Asian Cup 2004 qualifiers, losing 0-6 and 0-2 in two legs.

Coach Park Hang-seo made four changes to the lineup after the game with China, as goalkeeper Nguyen Van Toan replaces Bui Tan Truong, and Ho Tan Tai, Pham Duc Huy and Nguyen Cong Phuong replace Vu Van Thanh, Nguyen Tuan Anh and Phan Van Duc.

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