Thailand stars Chanathip Songkrasin and Charyl Chappuis have backed striker Adisak Kraisorn to bounce back from the disappointment of missing a crucial injury time penalty in the semifinal that sent the defending champions packing from the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018.
Malaysia captain Zaquan Adha has said that Thailand goalkeeper Chatchai Budprom’s pre-match comment that the visitors will have a nightmare at the Rajamangala Stadium is what inspired his team to victory in the semifinals of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018.
Thailand number one Chatchai Budprom went a little over the top while saying, on the eve of their semifinal second leg of AFF Suzuki Cup 2018, that Malaysia will have nightmares when they face the War Elephants in Bangkok.
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.
In truly unbelievable scenes at the Rajamangala stadium, Thailand’s hero throughout the competition Adisak Kraisorn skied a last-minute penalty, sending his side crashing out of the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup.