Yangon stay perfect in MPT MNL 2018 match

Yangon’s star player Maung Maung Lwin carries the ball at yesterday’s MNL match. Photo:MNL
Yangon’s star player Maung Maung Lwin carries the ball at yesterday’s MNL match. Photo:MNL

Yangon United defeated Rakhine United by a score of 3-1 yesterday on Yangon’s home field.
Yangon United dominated the match, with the opening goal was scored by Sekou Sylla at 9 minutes. Yangon gained their second goal just before the end of the first half when Sylla touched the ball into the net after Min Kyaw Khant made a crossing pass in from of the goal.
Both teams changed game tactics in the second half.
Exploiting some mistakes by Rakhine United’s defence line, Maung Maung Lwin scored Yangon’s third goal with an assist by Yamazaki Kosuke at the 64-minute mark. Rakhine averted a shutout when they were awarded a foul ball and Matthew Sunday Idoko made a goal for Rakhine.
Yangon United has garnered 13 points in 5 games so far this season. With four wins and one draw, they stand in second place, with Yadanabon in first place.—KyawZin Lin

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