Saigon Xuan Thanh receive first prize. ( Image: VFF )
This victory also raised their hope for securing the remaining ticket to play in the V-League next season.
On the contrary, another loss left Mikado Nam Dinh drowning in the relegation zone, standing next to the bottom with only 24 points after 24 matches.
An Giang beat Hanoi 2-1 while Quang Ninh Coal lost to guests Dong Nai 3-2.
Despite a 2-1 win over Fico Tay Ninh, Huda Hue were still unable to improve their position and remain at the bottom in the tally.
Guests Can Tho earned a 2-1 victory over TDC Binh Duong whilst Quang Nam drew 1-1 with Ho Chi Minh City.
In a late match on August 7, SQC Binh Dinh came from behind to beat defending champions Saigon Xuan Thanh 2-1 at Thong Nhat stadium in Ho Chi Minh City. After the match, the organising board of the 2011 National First Division presented first prize to Saigon Xuan Thanh, which secured the championship title five rounds earlier.