(VOV) - Vietnam’s U23 football team topped Group B after defeating Laos 3-1 in Indonesia on November 17.
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Keoviengpheth made an opening score for Lao in the fourth minute of the match. Lao players missed several scoring chances, meeting strong resistance from the Vietnamese defence line.
After the interval, Vietnamese footballers applied the pressing tactics in the hope of equalizing the scoring. Their efforts paid off in the 64 th minute with striker Dinh Tung hammering the ball into the back of the net.
Six minutes later, it was Dinh Tung again who set up for Van Quyet to put Vietnam ahead.
Trong Hoang failed to extend Vietnam’s lead from the penalty spot. However, Van Thang scored the third goal in the last minute, clinching a persuasive victory for Vietnam.