Myanmar came back from a goal down to get the better of Laos in what was a convincing 3-1 win in the end. Phouthone Innalay opened the scoring for the home side at the New Laos National Stadium but goals from Aung Thu, Htet Phyoe Wai and Maung Maung Lwin turned the tie in Myanmar’s favour who earned three crucial points.
Elite footballers usually enjoy a high degree of recognition and familiarity, especially in their respective home countries or regions where they play for. Such are the levels of exposure they get that sometimes fans get to compare their similarities with other celebrities. It’s no different in the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 edition.
The AFF Suzuki Cup started with a whimper, rather than a bang. Many stadiums weren’t even filled up to their full capacity, as strains of the new format began to show. However, it seems that the AFF excitement may soon return, with fans scrambling in numbers at the ticket windows in Vietnam.
Myanmar opened their 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup campaign with a resounding 4-1 come-from-behind victory against Cambodia last night. Even as the players put on an outstanding display on the pitch, the Myanmar fans stole the spotlight with their heartwarming actions after the final whistle.
Malaysia face Loas in the second fixture of match day 3 of the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium in Kuala Lumpur with both sides needing a win — but for altogether different reasons.
The 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup got underway earlier this week, with a couple of low-scoring encounters and one goal-fest. Unsurprisingly, it was five-time champions Thailand who had the net bulging, smashing as many as 7 goals past a hapless Timor Leste side.