• 2013 V-League round 9 preview: Top and Bottom
    15:20 | 10/05/2013

    The first leg of 2013 V – League is closing after 3 more rounds, therefore this round is an opportunity for teams who are standing at the bottom of table such as B.Binh Duong, K.Kien Giang, DTLA or XT Saigon to rise up off the bottom. Whereas on top, SHB. Da Nang was allowed to delay its confrontation against HAGL in round 9 that would be an opportunity for SLNA to extend gap.


    DTLA ( left) is decisive to win over Hai Phong


    K.Kien Giang and B.Binh Duong also got their first win this season in round 8. It will be a strong motivation to be confident in this coming round. Guesting at Dong Nai, B.Binh Duong especially manager Thuy Hai had cafefully examined their opponent play. Three points at Go Dau stadium last week raised B.Binh Duong’s hopeful confidence for points from Bien Hoa stadium.

    It’s a big challenge for K.Kien Giang because they will visit Hanoi T&T’s Hang Day stadium. Though they still aim for points before this visit, Coach Phan Thanh Hung and players’ failure in round 8 will prevent K.Kien Giang from winning, moreover Ha Noi T&T certainly to make full use of home advantage to continue chasing the top position on table. XT Saigon is also in difficulty when they visit Ninh Binh who had an impressive 4-1 win over SHB. Da Nang. Though host line up will be only absent Ngoc Lung because of fine; visitors XT Saigon has disadvantage because Nguyen Rogerio’s three yellow cards prevent him from playing this round, in addition to, defense Viet Cuong’s disciplinary isn’t over.

    In the bottom group, DTLA is the most comfortable side when they host V.Hai Phong, however the absence of captain Viet Thang is also difficulty for Coach Vital and his men. However, in order not to be left on bottom of the table, It’s certain that “Bricks” will rise up to get 3 points. The most wanted game in round 9 of 2013 V – League Round 9 is confrontation between two neighbors Thanh Hoa vs Nghe An. Northern central derby between Thanh Hoa and SLNA promises to be attractive and thrilling. Not only emulation between two “neighbors”, Nghe An Football has developed much than Thanh Hoa, Nghe An produced many football talent of Vietnam. Nevertheless, Their confrontations have never lacked of excitement.

    2013 V-League Round 9 certainly witnesses spectacularly raising up from the bottom whereas SLNA, Ha Noi T&T and V.Hai Phong on the top will know how to extend a safe gap to others.

    Dinh Vien

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