There’s no denying that most Europe-based footballers with Southeast Asian heritage or ancestry are very good in terms of skills and ability given the level of competition and the more established football setups in Europe.
Heading into the semifinals of the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup, all eyes were on Thailand hitman Adisak Kraisorn and whether he could continue his record-breaking feats. However, in the space of sixty seconds, Adisak went from hero to villain, sparking a debate on whether he is indeed the best striker in the competition.
Malaysia overcame Thailand in the semifinal of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 to take a step closer to the trophy which they last won in 2010. While the current squad looks a whole lot different from the one that triumphed in 2010, there are still a couple of familiar faces.
With under a week to go until the first leg of the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup final, the excitement levels are surely rising, but the one group that seems to be quite unaffected by the tension is the Malaysian players.
Little did Thailand goalkeeper Chatchai Budprom know about the deep soup he’d land himself in when he said Malaysia will have nightmares at the Rajamangala Stadium in Bangkok during the second leg of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 semifinals!
Thailand took the early advantage courtesy an own goal by Irfan Zakaria in the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 semifinal second leg, but Malaysia hit back almost immediately with an absolute screamer from Syahmi Safari to make it 1-1.
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roatia and Real Madrid’s Luka Modric ended a 10-year duopoly of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo over the Ballon d’Or award. The coveted trophy was added to Modric’s already bulging cabinet in a year which has seen him win The Best FIFA Men’s Player, UEFA Men’s Player of the Year and the World Cup Golden Ball as well.
Malaysia took on Thailand at the Bukit Jalil Stadium in the AFF Suzuki Cup semifinal. The first leg was expected to be a treat for football fans, and it proved to be so. The intensity and the attacking prowess of both the teams set up an enticing encounter which did not disappoint. The one thing that the fixture ultimately lacked was the goals.