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Bracket Challenge - Quarter-finals: Le Cong Vinh (VIE) vs Alexander Geynrikh (UZB)


Kuala Lumpur: Vietnam's Le Cong Vinh has advanced to the AFC Asian Cup Greatest Goals Bracket Challenge semi-finals, setting up an enticing clash with Indonesia's Widodo Putra. 

Le comfortably saw off the challenge of Uzbekistan's Alexander Geynrikh in the quarter-finals, with the Vietnam legend polling 96 percent of the votes.

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The semi-final, however, will not be as easy as ASEAN rival Widodo is also a firm fan favourite.

Check out Le's poll result below.


Le Cong Vinh (VIE) vs Alexander Geynrikh (UZB)

Le Cong Vinh (VIE)
2007 AFC Asian Cup
Vietnam v UAE
(08.07.2007)

Vietnam secured a famous 2-0 victory over United Arab Emirates in their 2007 AFC Asian Cup opener with Le Cong Vinh beating the offside trap and lobbing in a delightful second goal.

Alexander Geynrikh (UZB)
2011 AFC Asian Cup
Uzbekistan v Korea Republic
(28.01.2011)

Down 3-0 against Korea Republic in the third-place playoff, Alexander Geynrikh sparked a fightback by netting a stoppage time penalty in the first half. Geynrikh’s second goal, however, was a stunner as he weaved his way into the penalty box before finishing past Sung Ryong-jung. Korea Republic, however, held on for a 3-2 win.

Poll ends at 14:00 (UTC +8) on September 10

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