“Vietnam has become softer without Park Hang-seo” Coach Indonesia compared to past strong pressure Vietnam

Indonesia’s under-22 (U-22) national team beat Vietnam and smiled brightly.

Indonesia defeated Vietnam 3-2 in the men’s soccer semifinals of the 2023 Southeast Asian Games held at the Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on the 13th (Korean time).

Indonesia,메이저놀이터 which led 2-1 until the 8th minute of the second half, fell into crisis when Pratama Arhan received a direct red card in the 15th minute of the second half for blocking an opponent’s attack. Indonesia, who fell outnumbered, even scored an own goal in the 34th minute of the second half and tied the score 2-2.

However, in the 6th minute of extra time in the second half, Indonesia scored a dramatic finish with a mid-range shot by Pajar Rahman. Indonesia advanced to the final four years after the last 2019 tournament, and dreamed of winning the tournament 32 years after winning in 1991.

The national team for each age group in Indonesia is coached by Shin Tae-yong. However, for this tournament, Indra Shafri, technical director, temporarily took over the helm instead of coach Shin Tae-yong, who is preparing for A-match and Asian Games.

After parting ways with coach Park Hang-seo, defending champion Vietnam, who appointed head coach Philip Troussier, who also led the Japanese national team, was frustrated with its third consecutive championship. Vietnam won one after another in 2019, when Park Hang-seo was coach, and in the 2021 competition held last year after being postponed for a year due to Corona 19.

[Photo] Indonesian Football Association Social Media

According to Indonesia’s CNN on the 14th, interim coach Indra Shafri said after the match, “I want to thank the Vietnamese coach,” and expressed his respect for the opponent’s head coach. he explained.

Accordingly, the media explained that Vietnam maintained the game at a moderate tempo without strong pressure for 90 minutes in this tournament. He then emphasized that it was completely different from Vietnam, where coach Park Hang-seo studied.

Indonesia couldn’t beat Vietnam when coach Park Hang-seo was in charge. In the last tournament in 2019, Vietnam met Indonesia in the final and won 3-0 and won the championship. They also won 2-1 in the group stage. The Indonesian coach at the time was Indra Shapri.

Meanwhile, Indonesia is aiming for the gold medal in the final against Thailand on the 16th, and the same Vietnam is aiming for the bronze medal against Myanmar.

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