The competition between FC Saigon and HAGL is said to be the battle between the top and the bottom, because HAGL is in the third place overall, while the host Saigon is at the bottom of the table. Despite making great efforts and playing impressively in the welcome of HAGL, it still could not help Saigon win. With a close 0-1 defeat, coach Phung Thanh Phuong’s teachers and students continued to stomp at the bottom of the table.
Right before the 11th round, the club’s leaders suddenly invited the famous player Le Huynh Duc to support head coach Phung Thanh Phuong in the upcoming difficult journey. Accordingly, this former famous striker will sit in the chair of technical director. The changes at the top are unknown to help Saigon FC win 3 points against HAGL, but the confrontation between two famous strikers of Vietnamese and Thai football, Huynh Duc – Kiatisak, is making the world Very attentive professionals.
Saigon FC had a surprising first win with a score of 4-3 right at HL Ha Tinh’s home ground. The first victory in V.League 2022, although not able to help them get out of the team position, but at least relieved a lot of pressure for teachers and coach Phung Thanh Phuong after a series of draws and losses. Especially creating great excitement for the host before the reception of rival HAGL.
On the other hand, HAGL is the team that caused the most changes in July. That said, because since the return of V.League, the Nui team has won 4 consecutive matches, thereby helping them from the bottom position to climb to the 3rd place overall. At the same time, HAGL also won 3 important awards in July as Best Team, Best Coach and Best Player. This will help the Nui football team to be more excited in their trip to Thong Nhat Stadium.
Compared to the force, it is difficult for the host Saigon to compare with HAGL who has a lot of faces in the national team, not to mention the gameplay of Saigon FC at this time is really not good when there is almost no identity and tables. Their wins are mostly due to individual breakthroughs. However, the presence of technical director Le Huynh Duc promises to help this team have many improvements in the near future, but the match against HAGL alone is very difficult to forecast, because this player has just returned and probably has not yet. understand the team.
Entering the match, the home team entered the game well. They hit the ball on the right wing, causing quite a lot of difficulties for the opponent. After Gustavo’s unsuccessful dribble, HAGL had a chance to counterattack, but Anh Viet pulled his shirt to stop Brandao from going.
In the 27th minute, Vieira (Saigon FC) held the ball to the opposite side of goalkeeper Van Loi, but his cumbersome handling made the opportunity slip away. After that, there were dangerous opportunities created by the students of coach Phung Thanh Phuong, but the excellence of goalkeeper Van Loi saved the goal of the Nui street team. Then, it was Brandao’s turn to have the opportunity to respond to HAGL in the 34th minute, but his shot still did not make it difficult for goalkeeper Van Phong.
The two teams continued to speed up the game when the second half began and successively had shots towards each other’s goal. However, the lack of accuracy of the shots left the match without a goal.
Until the 66th minute, from a long shot, Cong Phuong had a surprising goal to open the score 1-0 for the visitors HAGL.
Stunned by the unexpected goal, Saigon FC tried to speed up the game to find the equalizer, but when they still could not find their way into the goal of goalkeeper Van Loi, the home team received many attacks. dangerous attack of the away team.
HAGL’s national team players still played very focused and connected throughout the match.