Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam drew 0-0 with Myanmar in an away match of Group A in the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup 2018 held at Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon on November 20 evening. Myanmar had more possession in the first 10 minutes of the game, but no serious attacks have been launched from either side. In the 19th minute, Vietnamese striker Nguyen Cong Phuong tried his luck by a shot from outside the box but did not succeed. Five minutes later, Myanmar answered with a long shot but it was not a challenge for goalkeeper Dang Van Lam. In the 28th minute, Phan Van Duc took a shot in the box and it went out for a corner, which was unsuccessful. From the corner, Nguyen Anh Duc tried to get a header but he missed the ball. Vietnam took another corner in the 31st minute. This time Nguyen Anh Duc got his head on the ball but it went through the bar. In the 36th minute, from an attack, Phan Van Duc took a shot but unfortunately he hit the post. And just one minute … [Read more...] about Vietnam draw 0-0 with Myanmar in AFF Cup’s Group A
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