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Vietnam vs Malaysia preview: 'The Tiger' can use strange wild cards to penetrate Vietnamese defenses

Vietnam vs Malaysia preview: 'The Tiger' can use strange wild cards to penetrate Vietnamese defenses

Coach Tan Cheng Hoe is still not satisfied with the striker position and is looking for a striker for the match against Vietnam.

In the next match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, Malaysia will come to Vietnam as a guest at My Dinh stadium. This is where Tan Cheng Hoe's army lost in the final round of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018.

To avenge this debt, Malaysia has very well prepared for his players to tactics. Over the first two matches in this year's qualifiers, Malaysia has shown a completely new face with the ability to attack the fire.

However, that has not satisfied Tan Cheng Hoe, especially in the position of striker. Talaha is currently being prioritized in this position with his experienced experience as well as the ability to attack and link play well with teammates. But Mr. Tan wants a more astute striker in scoring.

Vietnam vs Malaysia preview: The Tiger can use strange wild cards to penetrate Vietnamese defenses

According to the New Strait Times, the target is Syafig. The 20th-shirt-number opened fire in both first matches in Group G. In Johor Darul Ta’zim's shirt, Syafig also scored twice in the home team's victory in Malaysia Cup last week.

In an interview, Syafig also expressed his opinion: "I can play any position for the team. The coaches decide the position and I will do my best. When told to play in the money position. director, I told myself I need to maintain a good style as scored for Malaysia in the last two matches. I think I did well".

Experts say that Syafig is suitable for the position of coach Tan Cheng Hoe. His background as a midfielder helped Syafig to have good vision and technical skill. That will help Malaysia's tactics become more transformed when there is such a virtual number 9. Youth will also help Syafig maintain the pressing intensity in the game to reach the height of the home team.