Singapore: After four action-packed matchdays in the AFF Cup, Singapore and Thailand have booked their semi-final places while Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia will battle it out for the Group B last four berths on an exciting Matchday Five.
Thailand lead Singapore on goal difference with both teams having registered a perfect three wins and Saturday’s clash at the National Stadium between the two most successful teams in the AFF Cup will determine the group winners.
Defending champions Vietnam, barring the unexpected, look set to claim a spot from Group B while 2018 runners-up Malaysia - on six points - have to beat Indonesia if they are to advance.
Indonesia, Vietnam draw sets stage for exciting Group B finale, Cambodia bag first victory
Singapore: Indonesia and Vietnam settled for a goalless draw on Matchday Four of the AFF Cup, while Cambodia beat Laos to secure their first win in Group B on Wednesday.
The draw means an exciting final matchday with Indonesia - leading the standings ahead of Vietnam on goal difference - needing to avoid defeat against Malaysia on Sunday to advance.
Vietnam will also go through should the Indonesia-Malaysia tie finish without a winner, with the defending champions to play Cambodia, who defeated Laos 3-0 on Wednesday thanks to a first half brace from Chan Vathanaka and Sieng Changthea’s second half strike.
ASEAN Wrap: A-League kicks off, champions crowned in Cambodia
Kuala Lumpur: The 2021-22 A-League got underway on Friday as defending champions Melbourne City defeated Brisbane Roar 2-1 to get their campaign off to a winning start.
Phnom Penh Crown secured their first C-League title in Cambodia since 2015 after overcoming Boeung Ket FC on the final day of the season, while Persija Jakarta dealt their huge rivals Persib Bandung a first defeat of the season in Indonesia.
Elsewhere, the top of the table continues to excite in Thailand and the 2021 Malaysia Cup semi-finalists have been confirmed, so join the-AFC.com as we review the best of the action from across ASEAN.
Cambodia overcome Guam to seal final slot in Qualifiers
Manama: Cambodia bounced back from a goal down to beat Guam 2-1 in the second leg of their playoff tie to advance to the final round of the AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Qualifiers with a 3-1 aggregate win on Tuesday.
Guam took the lead through Devan Mendiola in the first half, but a tenacious Cambodian side came back stronger after the break with goals from Sos Suhana and substitute Keo Sokpheng securing the win.
Guam kicked off the match on the attacking foot as they sought to reverse their 1-0 first leg defeat and were successful in containing the Southeast Asians within their own half in the opening minutes.
Guam had their first sight on goal in the 10th minute when Jason Cunliffe collected Jonahan Romero’s long-range pass, but his run was cut short by the Cambodian defence, before Devan Mendiola failed to convert the loose ball from inside the box.