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Binh Duong faces Hanoi FC at the Southeast Asia zone of AFC Cup finals

Binh Duong faces Hanoi FC at the Southeast Asia zone of AFC Cup finals

In the South East Asia AFC Cup semi-final match taking place on June 26th, Binh Duong lost to PSM Makassar 1-2 but still went through followed the away goal law.

Binh Duong entered the match against PSM Makassar in Indonesia with the advantage of winning 1-0 at home in the first leg. With this advantage, Nguyen Anh Duc and his team play defensively, waiting for the opportunity to punish the home team.

The attack power of PSM Makassar is very massive, but the Vietnamese team defense has played firmly to resolve all. In the last minute of the first half, Binh Duong took the lead when Wander Luiz headed the ball into the top corner to open the score for the Vietnamese representative.

Binh Duong faces Hanoi FC at the Southeast Asia zone of AFC Cup finals

Nothing to lose, PSM Makassar rushed up in the second half with an ambition to score goals. Binh Duong defense still played well until 75 minutes when Ho Tan Tai suddenly burned his home net with a header right in the restricted area. Having the psychological clear goals, PSM Makassar rushed to attack Binh Duong by their total force.

In the 88th minute, the home side raised the score to 2-1 by Evans from the right corner kick. This time, the defense of Binh Duong continued to stand still so that the opponent could finish.

In the remaining minutes, PSM Makassar put all the firepower to make a decisive goal. But fortunes do not continue to smile at Indonesian representatives.

Binh Duong faces Hanoi FC at the Southeast Asia zone of AFC Cup finals

Losing 1-2 in the second leg, Binh Duong still went on to the Southeast Asian AFC Cup final thanks to the away goals rule. Nguyen Anh Duc and his team will face Hanoi FC in the final.

This is also the first time Vietnam football has two representatives in the final match of region club tournament like AFC Cup.