Hanoi FC trounce Viettel 1-0, win Super Cup
VOV.VN – National Cup winners Hanoi FC beat V-League champs 1-0 in a Super Cup clash on Hang Day Stadium on January 9, winning the long-awaited trophy.
Viettel players applied the protective method in the first half, preventing their competitors’ scoring opportunities.
On the other side, National Cup winners did not effectively separate V-League champs’ protective line, even though the challengers provided up control in the center field. Quang Hai was carefully followed, and was not able to reach the penalty area.
After the interval, Viettel FC gamers unexpectedly accelerated the tempo with Pedro Paulo being placed on the ball, but in excellent type Hanoi FC defenders worked tough to secure their goalkeeper Van Cong’s web.
On 65 minutes, Geovane had the scoring opportunity after receiving ball from colleague Van Quyet, but the previous Saigon FC striker might not beat goalkeeper Nguyen Manh.
Coach Chu Dinh Nghiem’s players pressed their rivals back into their home grass, and Bui Hoang Viet Anh made the most of the golden possibility to score the only objective of the match.
In red jersey, Viettel guys released counterattacks, hoping to level the scoring, but their strikers might not make any development.
Viettel were refused a charge following Viet Anh’s controversial handball in the charge area, nevertheless referee Ngo Duy Lan made a definitive decision to stop coach Truong Viet Hoang’s hopes.
This is the 3rd time in a row Hanoi FC have clinched the National Super Cup.