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We will have to see more on the Asian side ahead in the SEA Games against their upcoming opponents. Take a look at our latest football news in SEA Games results from the final matchup of Vietnam versus Indonesia. Men’s football competition in the 30th SEA Games in the Philippines is finally over and regardless of the absence of Vietnam national team captain Nguyen Quang Hai, they were still strong against their Indonesian opponent in the finals. Vietnam redoes what they perform within the group stage of the tournament, and this time it will be different at a proportionately far better in a general manner as they wipe out Indonesian squad in a 3 – 0 victory to get the gold medal at the 30th Southeast Asian Games in Manila. This is considered the 1st time on this multi-sport tournament that the Vietnamese national team has brought the huge reward under their present reduplication, and for the record that has already won the gold once, however, it was a different team known as South Vietnam. Coach Park Hang-seo has arranged an exceptional growth in Vietnamese football that started with his team going to the U20 World Cup and completing the runner-up within the AFC U23 Championship. Afterward swiftly followed by the AFF Championship last year and after 12 months, they are ending their hoodoo within the SEA Games following the five previous bridesmaids completing for them.
The remarkable turning tide within the match came from the 20th minute when the Indonesian star midfielder set aside because of the injury caused after being kicked by Vietnamese defender Doan Van Hau. After the incident, this gave Vietnam the right timing to build a stronghold within the match. And six minutes prior the half time, Vietnam got the advantage when Doan Van Hau converted via Nguyen Thanh Cung’s free-kick to take his squad into the break on a rise. Midfielder Do Hung Dung doubled their lead within the 59th minute before the defender Heerenveen Van Hau seized his 2nd in the evening and initiated a joyful celebration not only in the venue but also back in their home. On the other hand, for the bronze medal game, Myanmar was pushed to go into a penalty shoot-out against Cambodia following both teams were tied at 2 – 2 with the former finishing 3rd after keeping a 5 – 4 victory through the spot.