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.
Thailand underwhelmed in the first leg of their AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 semifinal against Malaysia, but their coach Milovan Rajevac is hoping his team will be back to their best when the two sides meet again on Wednesday.
Malaysia have travelled to Bangkok with the formidable task of defeating Thailand in the second leg of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018 semifinal, but their coach Tan Cheng Hoe is optimistic about his side’s chances of progressing.