Analysis

Five things we learned from Cambodia 1-3 Malaysia

Following Malaysia’s 3-1 friendly win over Cambodia on Monday, FourFourTwo football editor Gabriel Tan picks out five key points as we build towards AFF Suzuki Cup 2018.

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It started out so brightly but it was not to be for Keisuke Honda and Cambodia in the Japanese legend’s first game in the dugout.

Having taken an 18th-minute lead courtesy of a stunning strike by Soeuy Visal, much to the delight of the 50,000-strong home crowd at the Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh, the Cambodians were eventually pegged back as goals from Shahrul Saad, Syazwan Andik and Shahrel Fikri Fauzi handed Malaysia the win.

So, what can both sides take away from the clash with the AFF Suzuki Cup just a couple of months away?

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