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Myanmar leads Group A with 3-2 victory over the Philippines

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Myanmar players celebrate the victory after beating the Philippines 3-2 in the second Group A match played at the Viet Tri Stadium in Hanoi, Viet Nam on 10 May 2022.  PHOTO: MFF

Myanmar is leading Group A with 6 points after beating the Philippines 3-2 in the second group match of the SEA Games Men’s National Football Tournament at the Viet Tri Stadium in Hanoi, Viet Nam yesterday.
Team Myanmar came out with top players and put pressure on the Philippines from the beginning. With the quick attack, Myanmar’s Win Naing Tun scored the leading goal within 2 minutes of the match.
After taking the lead, the Myanmar team continued to put pressure on the Philippines team but missed some chances due to bad luck.
The Philippines made an equalizer from the mistakes of the Myanmar defender at 34 minutes.
Next the Philippines won 2-1 after a penalty kick was awarded in the 38th minute.
The Philippines led the first half by 2-1.
In the second half, Myanmar team players got to know each other better and scored an equalizer plus a winning goal. The goals for Myanmar were scored by Lwin Moe Aung in the 51st minute and Soe Moe Kyaw in the 54th minute.
Team Myanmar maintained the winning result till the final whistle with a good defensive style. The Myanmar U-23 team will play against the host Vietnam on 13 May in the third match of the group. — GNLM

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