Vietnam make it to AFC U23 Championship final after Qatar win





Vietnam defeated Qatar in a penalty shootout in the semifinals of the 2018 AFC U23 Championship in China on Tuesday, advancing into the historic final game

Both sides drew 2-2 in 120 minutes before the Golden Stars beat Qatar 4-3 in the penalty shootout.

Qatar took the lead with a controversial penalty in the 39th minute, before Nguyen Quang Hai leveled the game 24 minutes later, right footing a shot from the center of the box to the bottom left corner.

Vietnam and Qatar then pushed the game forward, with the Qataris taking the lead again when it was only three minutes left of official time.

The fearless Golden Stars remained calm and Nguyen Quang Hai netted his second goal, curving the ball from outside the box.

No more goal was scored in extra time and Vietnam again had to decide their fate in a penalty shootout.

Vietnam’s goalie Bui Tien Dung neutralized two shots by Qatar, while the young Vietnamese only wasted their chance in the first round. 

As you can see that all player can not hide their emotion moments with each other: Bui Tien Dung, Luong Xuan Truong, Quang Thanh….. 

Let’s review the highlight goals of U23 Vietnam and Celebrate with them! 

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