Vietnamese spectators who filled the stadium expressed their gratitude to coach Park Hang-seo, who was stepping down as head coach at the end of this tournament.
The Vietnam national soccer team, led by coach Park Hang-seo, drew 2-2 with Thailand in the first leg of the 2022 ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) 스포츠토토 Mitsubishi Electric Cup final held at My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi, Vietnam on the 13th at 9:30 pm
Vietnam, which took the lead with Nguyen Tien Linh’s goal in the 22nd minute of the first half, conceded goals in the 3rd and 18th minutes of the second half and allowed a turnaround. Vietnam, which had been cornered, scored the equalizer in the 42nd minute of the second half when Bu Van Thanh pierced the corner of the goal with a powerful mid-range shot, creating a dramatic draw.
On this day, the stadium’s spectators were filled with more than 40,000 Vietnamese home fans. The crowd prayed for Vietnam’s victory and expressed their gratitude to coach Park Hang-seo, who parted ways with the national team for the last time in this tournament.
Vietnam Net, a local media in Vietnam, reported that 40,000 fans who filled the stadium gave a standing ovation to coach Park Hang-seo.
“Coach Hang-seo Park successfully led the Vietnam national team for five years,” said the media. Under the guidance of coach Park, the Vietnamese national team opened a new chapter. Coach Park deserves to be thanked by the fans.”
Vietnam, which drew 2-2 with Thailand in the first match, will play the second match at Thammasat Stadium in Pathum Thani, Thailand on the 16th at 9:30 pm. Vietnam must win the second game or draw with two or more goals to look forward to winning.