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Thailand U19 head coach explains the reason for losing to Vietnam

Thailand U19 head coach explains the reason for losing to Vietnam

Coach Boonprom of Thailand U19 proved unconcerned with the victory of coach Troussier's Vietnam U19.

With the presence of strong teams including hosts Thailand U19, South Korea U19 and Uzbekistan U19, GSB Bangkok Cup 2019 is considered a very good opportunity for teams to compete, gain experience and gain be the best preparation for the 2020 U19 AFC Qualifier.

On the evening of October 10th, Vietnam U19 won 1-0 against Thailand U19 in the 2019 GSB Bangkok Cup semi-final. Vietnam's only goal in the injury time helped coach Troussier's team go into the final vs South Korea and Thailand must the third-placed match against Uzbekistan.

Speaking after the match, Coach Boonprom said: “Today our players have done well to a certain extent. We just missed the last moment when we had the chance. But football is like that, sometimes we can't do anything else”.

He also said that the lack of many key players should lose the game: “We lack many key players, which is the main reason for the decline of Thailand's strength. In the next game, we will try to do our best. Uzbekistan is quite strong and we need to try our best to overcome.

We are ready for the upcoming match. My players generally did not make many mistakes and only once conceded. The next match we can change. I will adjust some things, test more tactics and I'm happy with what I have”.

The third-place match between Thailand U19 vs Uzbekistan U19 will take place at 16:00 (GMT+8) on October 12th. At 20:00 (GMT+8) the same day is the final between Vietnam vs South Korea.