Friendly match: Vietnam Women team vs Germany Women team: 1-2
On the evening of June 24, the Vietnam women’s team played impressively and only lost to the German team with a score of 1-2.
The Vietnam women’s team had a commendable performance in the friendly match against Germany away from home. Play against the team ranked second on the FIFA rankings, coach Mai Duc Chung’s team kept the game, causing many difficulties for the opponent and even scoring.
The Vietnam women’s team conceded a goal in the third minute when the German team showed their class in a simple coordination phase. Paulina Krumbiegel scored with a delicate close-range shot. However, after this goal, the Vietnam women’s team did not lose their spirits. Coach Mai Duc Chung’s players showed great concentration and determination.
The Vietnam women’s team calmly defended, followed the tactics and made the opponent difficult. Not only that, the reigning SEA Games champion made the opponent a little worried. Hai Yen and Duong Thi Van forced the opponent’s goalkeeper to have a hard time stopping in the first half.
Losing only one goal in the first half, the Vietnam women’s team maintained a good position in the second half. The German team attacked heavily, but coach Mai Duc Chung’s team was still focused, calm and fight. It wasn’t until the 80th minute that the German team got the second goal from Janina Minge’s shot.
However, the Vietnam women’s team did not give up after this goal. After Tuyet Dung and Vu Thi Hoa missed two chances to face the opposing goalkeeper, the Vietnam team created an emotional moment in the third minute of injury time. Nguyen Thi Thanh Nha rushed from home to the opponent’s penalty area and shot the German team’s net.
The Vietnam women’s team lost 1-2, but this is a good result for the team. Losing only 1 goal difference and having a goal against a world-class opponent will add confidence to the Vietnam team before entering the 2023 Women’s World Cup.