Last update: 13:23 | 09/11/2017
VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam crushed Laos 4-0 in the final Group H match of the 2018 AFC U-19 Championship qualification at the Hsinchu County Second Stadium in Chinese Taipei yesterday.
Viet Nam U19 team. — Photo vff.org.vn
The result meant Viet Nam finished atop the group with nine points after three matches, qualifying for the event’s finals.
Earlier, Viet Nam defeated Chinese Taipei 2-1 and beat Macao 2-0.
From the opening whistle, Viet Nam played on the front foot, launching many attacks. Tran Bao Toan opened the scoring in the 36th minute for the Vietnamese, and the advantage was doubled through Dung Quang Nho just two minutes later.
Viet Nam dominated the rest of the half but failed to add to their tally, leaving the score at the break 2-0.
It was more of the same in the second half, with Nguyen Ly Nam Cung heading home in 61st minute to make it 3-0.
Truong Tien Anh put the icing on the cake with a spectacular finish in the 74th minute, giving Viet Nam a resounding 4-0 win.
Viet Nam will now look to prepare for the finals in Indonesia next October.