Viet Nam News
HÀ N?I — U20 Vi?t Nam lost to U23 Borussia Monchengladbach 0-1 in a friendly match, part of their two-week training camp in Germany to prepare for the upcoming FIFA U20 World Cup in South Korea, on April 19.
Coach Hoàng Anh Tu?n’s started strongly; however, Borussia Monchengladbach put pressure on the Vietnamese goal. Their efforts paid off in the 29th minute as defender Sezer Bilal beat goalie Nguyên M?nh’s, opening the scoring for the German side.
In the second half, Vi?t Nam struggled to breach the German defence, forcing Tu?n to bring on substitutes with the hope of creating scoring opportunities. But Vi?t Nam missed chance after chance, leaving the final score 1-0.
Vi?t Nam will next meet U21 Roda JC of the Netherlands at Seghemanstraat Stadium in the Netherlands on April 23 and Fortuna 05 Dusseldorf on April 26 in Duisburg before returning home on April 28.
Vi?t Nam are in Group E with France, Honduras and New Zealand at the World Cup. — VNS