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Thailand has more than one week of preparation than Vietnam before the big clash on September

Thailand has more than one week of preparation than Vietnam before the big clash on September

Vietnam team will only have 3 days to move to the away field and prepare before the match against Thailand at the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier on September 5th.

The Vietnam and Thailand teams have made the first preparations for the game on September 5th at the second qualifying round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Asia. Talking to Thai press a few days ago, coach Akira Nishino said: "I think 10 days is enough to prepare the team before the match against Vietnam".

Thai League 1 will also close the 26th round on August 25th, creating conditions for Thailand to have exactly 10 days of concentration as expected by Nishino.

On the other side of the line, V.League only finished the evening of September 1. On that day, 4 clubs with many national players, Hanoi, Binh Duong, SLNA and Viettel, still went to the game field. Vietnam football team will only gather full force and hit the road to Thailand on September 2nd. They have less than 3 days to move, get acquainted with the yard, get to know the climate and prepare tactics for the match against Thailand.

Thailand has more than one week of preparation than Vietnam before the big clash on September

The match against Thailand will not take place in Bangkok because the Rajamangala stadium is renovating to serve the Asia U23 Finals next year. The recruitment of Vietnam is likely to take more time to travel to Thammasat yard, 70 km north of the capital.

If the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) and Vietnam Professional Football Joint Stock Company (VPF) cannot find a common voice in changing the match schedule, the Vietnam team will face a big disadvantage before Thailand. Player has more than one week of preparation.

The confrontation with Thailand - Vietnam on September 5 is the opening of the Group G second round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Asia. Thailand is considered to be a competitor to Vietnam. During the meeting 4 years ago, Toshiya Miura's Vietnam team lost to away competitors.