In the second match of the day, Vietnam defeated the Philippines 11-1 to pick up their second successive win in Group B.
For the first ten minutes of the match, Vietnam found it tough against the Philippines who were quick to cut them off. But then PhungTrong Luan weaved his way through the middle and slammed Vietnam ahead in the tenth minute. Four minutes later, Tran Thai Huy knocked in their second to give Vietnam a two-goal lead at the break.
Vietnam exploded in the second half, netting another nine goals. The goalscorers were Trong Luan (22nd), Pham ThanhDat (25th), Tran Long Vu (26th), Pham DucHoa (27th, 28th, 36th, 39th), Le Quoc Nam (32nd). There was an goal from Robert OmbleroCanedo in the 34th minute. In the last minute, JovanieSaludaresSimpron converted a penalty for the Philippines.
After today’s matches, Thailand and Vietnam both have six points each. The Thais however remain top of Group B due to a better goal average. Myanmar are third with Laos and the Philippines in fourth and fifth positions.