Hanoi: Vietnam and Thailand played to a thrilling 2-2 draw in the first leg of the 2022 AFF Cup final on Friday.
Thailand’s Poramet Arjvirai cancelled out Nguyen Tien Linh’s opener with Sarach Yooyen adding the second goal for the defending champions, only for Vu Van Tanh to equalise with two minutes left of regulation time.
Alexandre Polking’s Thailand, armed with two away goals, will be confident of winning a seventh title when they host the return leg at the Thammasat Stadium on Monday.
Rabat: Al Hilal SFC will meet CAF champions Wydad Casablanca in the second round of the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2022 following the draw at the Mohammed VI Football Academy on Friday.
Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal are Asia’s only representative in the 19th edition of the global showpiece which pits the champions from the six Continental confederations and the top club from the host nation. The tournament will run from February 1-11.