The Vietnamese national soccer team 95th in FIFA rankings, led by head coach Philip Trussier, held a friendly match with Jurgen Klinsmann’s South Korea 26th at Suwon World Cup Stadium on the evening of the 17th, losing 0-6. 토토
Klinsmann, who previously sounded a 4-0 victory over Tunisia at the Seoul World Cup Stadium on the 13th, won two consecutive A matches in October. Starting with a 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in September, South Korea has won three consecutive games.
On the other hand, Vietnam, which lost all three consecutive games during the October A match, experienced a one-level gap. Following 0-2 loss to China and 0-2 loss to Uzbekistan, the team also lost completely to South Korea.
From Vietnam’s point of view, the game was literally overwhelming. While pursuing the soccer that he occupies, he was overwhelmed in the market share 37 percent in Korea, 63 percent in Korea, and fell behind in all indicators including the number of shots 34 in Korea, five in Vietnam.
This match is the last experimental stage ahead of the second qualifying round for the 2026 FIFA World Cup in North and Central America, which begins in November.
Although Vietnam is relatively weak, it was literally a game under the intention of coach Jurgen Klinsmann, who dominated the Southeast Asian team ahead of the second qualifying round.
After the match, Thailand’s Siam Sports paid attention to the result of the Korea-Vietnam match. Thailand, which was included in a group with South Korea, China and Singapore in the second qualifying round of the World Cup, lost 0-8 in a friendly match against Georgia on the 13th. Although they had a 1-1 draw with Estonia, both teams are considered weak as they are in the top 100.
On top of that, Vietnam and Thailand are also fierce rivals for Southeast Asian ASEAN soccer leaders. Siam Sports said, Vietnam is competing for the strongest ASEAN, but I realized the gap against South Korea. We lost 0-6 helplessly, he said in shock.
Thai fans also seem to have realized the gap more based on the match between Vietnam and Korea. One fan pointed out through Siam Sports, ASEAN countries are still far apart from East Asian countries. Another fan made a sad joke, saying, Vietnam defeated me together for Thailand, which lost against Georgia.