Vietnam end 60-year wait for men's gold, Myanmar deny Cambodia
Manila: Vietnam clinched their first SEA Games men's football gold medal since unification after beating Indonesia 3-0 in the 2019 final, while Myanmar edged Cambodia on penalties in the bronze play-off at the Rizal Memorial Stadium on Tuesday.
Vietnam took a first half lead through Doan Van Hau before second half efforts by Do Hung Dung and Van Hau again sealed a historic win for the Golden Dragons, with the gold being their first since South Vietnam won in 1959.
Meanwhile, in the bronze play-off between Myanmar and Cambodia, the pulsating tie ended 2-2 after 90 minutes, with Cambodia captain Keo Sokpheng's spot-kick hitting the upright as Myanmar won the shoot-out 5-4.
Group A: Cambodia beat Malaysia to make semis, heartbreak for Philippines
Manila: Cambodia beat Malaysia 3-1 to seal their place in the 2019 SEA Games men's football semi-finals, a result which dashed the Philippines' hopes despite their win over Timor-Leste on Wednesday.
Cambodia, having never won a medal in men's football at the SEA Games, claimed their spot in the knockout stage as Group A runners-up with seven points to their name, while it was a heartbreak ending for Philippines, who were edged out on goal difference despite their 3-1 win.