Coach Park Hang-seo, who is having his last tournament as the coach of the Vietnamese national team, expressed his gratitude to the players.
Vietnam won 2-0 in the second leg of the semifinals of the 2022 AFF (ASEAN Football Federation) Mitsubishi Electric Cup against Indonesia held at My Dinh Stadium in Hanoi, Vietnam on the 9th (Korean time).
The match was held with great interest in Korea as Korean coaches Park Hang-seo (Vietnam) and Shin Tae-yong (Indonesia) faced off.
In the second match between the two teams, which drew 0-0 in the first match held in Jakarta, Indonesia on the 6th, Vietnam scored in the 2nd minute of the first half and 2nd minute of the second half, respectively, and won with a combined score of 2-0 and advanced to the final.
Coach Park, who won the match against coach Shin, goes to the final first and is waiting for the winner of the match between Thailand and Malaysia in the second round of the semi-finals to be held at 9:30 pm on the 10th.
After the match, Park praised the Vietnamese players for breaking a long-standing jinx by defeating Indonesia in the AFF tournament.
Coach Park said, “I know that Vietnam beat Indonesia for the first time in 26 years in the AFF Cup.
He added, “It’s our home stadium today, but it’s meaningful to break Indonesia’s jinx after 26 years, and I’m so proud of the players who made it to the final.” 메이저사이트
Vietnam has never defeated Indonesia in the AFF Cup in more than 26 years since their 3-2 win in September 1996.
As for the secret to winning in about 26 years, Coach Park said, “We came back after a draw (in the first match), but we analyzed the opponent’s video intensively.” In terms of air balls and balls that land in the area, the Indonesian defenders tended to be confused.”
“So we put in two strikers and instructed them to keep putting the ball into the open area from the back,” he said. do,” he added.
Coach Park, who has led the Vietnamese national soccer team since 2017, will expire on the 31st of the Vietnam Football Association.
Coach Park, who has been developing Vietnamese football, plans to lay down the leadership of the national team after the Mitsubishi Cup, deciding not to extend his contract any longer.
Attention is focusing on whether coach Park, who has written a new history of Vietnamese football for more than five years, will be able to reap the beauty of the end by winning the Mitsubishi Cup.