- 2013 V-League round 15 preview: too tense in the top group08:45 | 08/07/2013
Those teams in the top group are facing with a tense situation when the gap between them are just one point. SLNA ( 25 points), SHB.Da Nang (25 points), HAGL ( 24 points), Ha Noi T&T ( 23 points). These points confirmed that the race for champion in round 15 of 2013 V-League will happen thrillingly and excitingly.
HAGL plays at home when facing with V.Hai Phong who is in uncertain form, this is opportunity for Coach Choi Yoon Gy-um and his men to gain 3 points in order to keep them in race for No.1. The hosts are in the good form at home. After round 14, Boss Duc’s team has won 5 wins and 1 draw at Pleiku. Therefore, goalkeeper Bassey Akpan’s absence for 3 yellow cards will not cause hosts too much troubles. In the opposite, Coach Hoang Anh Tuan’s position is getting hotter when his men haven’t had any win in 5 consecutive games, that’s why Tan Tai, Quang Hai, Le Van Tan, Van Hoc will have to try their best to maintain their coach’s position.
Coach Huynh Duc and his men are also holding a chance to climb to the top of table. This weekend, SHB.Da Nang will play at Chi Lang stadium against hosts Dong Nai. That’s the reason why Han River team set 3 points target against Tran Binh Su’s men. Ha Noi T&T is holding the same chance as SHB. Da nang and HAGL. They will compete at home with Sai Gon XT who had many strange fails. Two consecutive rounds, the capital team only gain 1 point, therefore the No.1 position was caught by SLNA. However, the gap between Ha Noi T&T and the runner is only 2 points. Boss Do’s road to champion title will be wider than ever if winning over XT Sai Gon.
The scandal with referee Pham Hoang Cong Khanh in the game with V.Hai Phong at round 14 was put aside. Their goal to stand in the top of table was realized by 3 points against K.Kien Giang. Receiving 50% of wages and transfer fee, but they are facing with individual problems. Felix’s 3 yellow card, players get injury. The reversed final game between DTLA and Binh Duong gets hotter than ever. Coach Thuy Hai and his men are getting their form without any losing in the second leg. Moreover, the hosts DTLA had no way to return. If they get one more losing at home, their way to the first division is closer than ever.
The 8-0 win over DTLA help SLNA gained the highest position in the standing table. However, To keep this position, Coach Huu Thang and his men have to pass V.Ninh Binh this weekend. SLNA set the highest target for this journey to Hoa Lu ancient capital.
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- Le Huynh Duc is former captain of Vietnamese national Football team. He is currently coaching SHB Ðà Nẵng.
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