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Buriram United vs Ho Chi Minh City LIVE: Battle of giants

Buriram United vs Ho Chi Minh City LIVE: Battle of giants

Buriram United will have a chance to prove the strength of Thai football by beating Ho Chi Minh City at the preliminary round of the 2020 AFC Champions League.

Buriram United vs Ho Chi Minh City match information

Time: 19:30 (GMT+8) on January 21st

Venue: i-mobile Stadium

Competition: 2020 AFC Champions League

Buriram United, the runners-up of the 2019 Thai League 1 will compete against Ho Chi Minh City at the second preliminary round of the 2020 AFC Champions League.

The winner of the match will advance to play versus Chinese club Shanghai SIPG at the play-off round, so the chance for both Southeast Asian teams to play at the final tournament is very small.

However, the clash between them will a good chance to prove the strength of two national leagues. In terms of Ho Chi Minh City, the match against Buriram United will help them realize the true power of players that are guided by coach Jung Hae Seong.

Buriram United vs Ho Chi Minh City LIVE: Battle of giants

To aim for conquering 2020 V.League, they paid a huge amount of money to sign several players, including Swedish striker Viktor Prodell and Vietnam national football team star Nguyen Cong Phuong on loan from Hoang Anh Gia Lai.

However, beating Buriram United at their home venue i-mobile Stadium seems to be an impossible mission for Ho Chi Minh City at present. In terms of Buriram United, the Thai side also has the best players in their squad, making them find it easy to defeat the opponent as they want in the match.

Buriram United vs Ho Chi Minh City potential lineups:

Buriram United: Siwarak Tedsungnoen, Pansa Hemviboon, Andres Tunez, Korrakot Wiriyaudomsiri, Chitipat Tanklang, Sasalak Haiprakhon, Jung Jae Yong, Ratthanakorn Maikami, Jakkaphan Kaewprom, Bernardo Cuesta, Ricardo Bueno.

Ho Chi Minh City: Nguyen Thanh Thang, Vu Ngoc Thinh, Nguyen Huu Tuan, Sam Ngoc Duc, Pape Diakite, Ngo Thanh Binh, Do Van Thuan, Vo Huy Toan, Tran Phi Son, Nguyen Cong Phuong, Viktor Prodell.

Buriram United vs Ho Chi Minh City score predictions: 3-1