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Vietnam leaves U20 Asian Cup after losing 1-3 against Iran

The Vietnamese U20 football team lost 1-3 against Iran in the final match of the 2023 AFC U20 Asian Cup’s qualifier in Uzbekistan on March 7, forcing the team to leave the tournament.

At the 36th minute, Iran was awarded a free kick. The ball was crossed into the penalty area and Hazbavi jumped up to head the ball, opening the score.

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Trailing 0-1 in the first half, Vietnam had no other option but to push their team forward from the beginning of the second half.

At the 56th minute, Van Khang appeared at the right time to make a decisive finish, leveling the score 1-1 for Vietnam.

From a breakthrough on the left wing at the 75th minute, the ball fell into Vietnam's penalty area and Saharkhizan finished to bring the score to 2-1 for U20 Iran.

In the final minutes, Vietnam tried to push their team forward to find an equaliser, but with their energy depleted, the Southeast Asian team couldn't succeed, and conceded another goal at the 94th minute.

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Source: VNA

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