“I believe Vietnam will win the championship with a one goal difference in the second leg,” said Nhat Thieu, a 30-year-old employee at a Vietnamese firm in Bangkok. “Thailand will be on the offense, their usual playstyle, but it will also be a chance for Vietnam to showcase their defensive skills and counterattack plays.”
The final match will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Thieu said the first leg of the AFF Cup final, which happened Friday last week, was truly exciting, ending with a 2-2 tie. However, he said he was a bit disappointed to see Vietnam letting Thailand score.
Thieu said the Monday night match would be a challenging one for Vietnam, as Thailand have a slight edge when it comes to skills, and they will be playing on their home turf.
“Thailand have a stable mindset, and they always seem to be confident whenever they face off against Vietnam. They are more coordinated, elegant,” he…