- U-19 Viet Nam to fail against Italian men09:59 | 07/01/2014
Though U-19 Vietnam controlled ball to put pressure under opponents most of time, they failed to face Italian strong defense. In contrary, U-19 AS Roma had effective attacks to defeat U-19 Vietnam 2-1.
U-19 As Roma’s Coach De Rossi Alberto had announced before this game that Italian men would attack to overwhelm the hosts in their first match. Nevertheless, After game, this Italian Coach has admitted that he hadn’t determined to play defensing, but U-19 Vietnam’s pressing style forced his players playing backward.
Enter game, U-19 Vietnam excite fans with their clever passing and consecutive attacks toward opponents. Van Toan then Cong Phuong missed two clear chances to score for Vietnam.
Although Valerio had an open for U-19 As Roma, U-19 Vietnam showed to be calm and play confidently with consecutive pressure under opponents. Van Son found a goal from penalty shot to equalize for hosts. There was no more goals for both though U-19 Vietnam continued to attack toward opponents.
At the beginning of second half, U-19 As Roma had second goal when Mazzitelli Luca took ball then passed Valerio to double for Italian men. Then As Roma started to defense this caused U-19 Viet Nam meet difficulties in breaking defense. Besides that, U-19 As Roma’s counter attack threatened Vietnam in penalty shot, Goalkeeper Van Truong played excellently to stop it. The final result stood still 2-1 for U-19 As Roma.
Coach Graechen thought that It’s very difficult to face a thoroughly defense like that. Before the goal area there are 9 players of U-19 As Roma, moreover they are taller than us. This is also a necessary experiences for U-19 Viet Nam.
In the former game, U-19 Japan created an overwhelmed control over U-19 Tottenham. However, U-19 Japan just score only one goal in the first half. Especially, Minamino Takumi who had scored in facing Manchester United played disappointingly when he missed 5 clear chances. Moreover, U-19 Tottenham took advances to come back and win 2-1 over opponents.
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