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Tien Linh: 'Many are under presure to take penalty kick, but not me'

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Forward Tien Linh shares that he is very confident to score the penalty goal, sealing a 2-2 draw for Vietnam in SEA Games 30 men’s football.

Speaking after the U22 Vietnam vs Thailand draw, Vietnamese forward Tien Linh shared that the game was tough but the whole team tried their best.

“The match today is tough for us. Our strength has not recovered after the Tuesday match. We conceded 2 goals but the team spirit was still high. We did our best.”


Tien Linh also revealed coach Park’s encounragement during the break. The whole team followed his direction.

Regarding his own performance, Tien Linh said that he still needs to improve more as he still missed a few unfortunate situations. The pressure of being led and the failed shot of Tan Sinh did not affect him much:

“Actually, I am very confident in that situation. Other players may have a weak mentality in front of penalty shot.”

The draw to Thailand’s U22 helped Vietnam U22 advance to the semi-finals of the SEA Games 30 with the top position in Group B.

The next opponent of Park Hang-seo is Cambodia - the team has a long day off

"A day of rest cannot fully restore the health of the team. But the spirit of the Vietnamese team is always ready to face every opponent," said Tien Linh.

Tien Linh continues to show excellent performance at SEA Games 30. Photo: Thanh Nien

Assessing Cambodia, Tien Linh said: "Cambodia is young and plays well. Getting used to playing on artificial turf also gives them a lot of advantages. I think they are a very formidable team."

TT Đội Vàng Bạc Đồng Tổng
1 Việt Nam Việt Nam 205 125 116 446
2 Thái Lan Thái Lan 92 103 136 331
3 Indonesia Indonesia 69 91 81 241
4 Philippines Philippines 52 70 104 226
5 Singapore Singapore 47 46 73 166
6 Malaysia Malaysia 39 45 90 174
7 Myanmar Myanmar 9 18 35 62
8 Campuchia Campuchia 9 13 41 63
9 Lào Lào 2 7 33 42
10 Brunei Brunei 1 1 1 3
11 Đông Timor Đông Timor 0 3 2 5

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