Vietnam satisfied despite defeat to US in World Cup debut

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Vietnam satisfied despite defeat to US in World Cup debut

Vietnam’s coach, Mai Duc Chung, expressed that his team will learn valuable lessons from their debut in the Women’s World Cup. Despite losing 3-0 to the United States, the four-time champions, at Auckland’s Eden Park, Vietnam had modest expectations for the tournament and aimed to make their mark on the international football stage.

Being one of the eight debutantes in the expanded World Cup field in New Zealand and Australia, Vietnam faced the daunting task of playing against heavy favorites like the United States. However, Duc Chung was pleased with his team’s performance, especially considering the relentless American offense they had to contend with. He described the United States as a “big mountain” but commended his team for their spirit and defensive efforts.

Duc Chung explained that their tactics focused on limiting the attacking prowess of the United States. He expressed satisfaction with his team’s defensive efforts and their overall performance. He particularly praised goalkeeper Tran Thi Kim Thanh, who made several crucial saves, including stopping a penalty shot from U.S. veteran Alex Morgan in the first half. Duc Chung attributed Thanh’s success to hours of preparation.

The coach emphasized that this experience would serve as a valuable lesson for Vietnam, allowing them to gain important experiences and improve their performance in future matches. He expressed his satisfaction with Thanh’s performance and the team’s overall spirit.

Looking ahead, Vietnam will face Portugal in their next match on Thursday in Hamilton.

Reporting from Auckland, Amy Tennery; Editing by William Mallard.

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