Close  
  • share this

Azkals scramble to 2nd win in Suzuki Cup

By: - Reporter / @cedelfptINQ
/ 10:16 PM November 17, 2018

Photo: AFF Suzuki Cup

KUALA LUMPUR – The Philippines scrambled to a 3-2 victory over Timor Leste last Saturday night to inch closer to the semifinals of the AFF Suzuki Cup at KL Football Stadium here.

Goals by Phil Younghusband, Martin Steuble and Carlie De Murga put the Azkals comfortably ahead, before the Timorese side struck twice late on to set the stage for a nervy finish.

ADVERTISEMENT

Azkas defender Paul Mulders conceded a penalty that Timor captain Nataniel Reis duly converted past Michael Falkesgaard, before Joao Pedro completed a swift counterattack to trim the gap to a single goal.

It was the Azkals’ second straight win in Group B, putting them level with Thailand on six points, although the defending champions hold a superior goal difference.

FEATURED STORIES

The Thais warmed up for their duel with the Azkals by thrashing Indonesia, 4-2, in Bangkok. The Azkals and War Elephants clash in Bacolod on Wednesday with the winnner sealing entry to the semifinals.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Azkals, Suzuki Cup
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
entertainment

Liza Soberano celebrates first year as a businesswoman

December 17, 2018 08:01 AM

newsinfo

Flights canceled Monday due to bad weather

December 17, 2018 07:25 AM

newsinfo

Balangiga bells peal again for ‘Misa de Gallo’

December 17, 2018 07:25 AM




© Copyright 1997-2018 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.