Hanoi Coach Criticizes Referee after Loss in Extra Time

Hanoi FC vs Nam Dinh: A Tough Loss at Home for Hanoi Club

Hanoi FC faced off against Nam Dinh at Hang Day Stadium in a thrilling match. The guests took the lead early on, but Rafaelson Bezerra Fernandes equalized for the former V-League champions in the second half. However, Tagueu Tadjo Diederrick Joel’s red card put Hanoi at a disadvantage, and Nam Dinh capitalized in extra time to secure a 2-1 victory.

Coach Daiki Iwamasa addressed the media post-match, noting his lack of complaints towards the refereeing decisions. Despite the loss, he praised his team’s effort and style of play, emphasizing the positive aspects of their performance even with a numerical disadvantage.

On the Nam Dinh side, coach Vu Hong Viet acknowledged Hanoi’s strength and highlighted the impact of Joel’s red card on the match’s outcome. He recognized Hanoi’s potential with a full squad and acknowledged the challenge they posed throughout the game.

With this result, Nam Dinh extended their lead at the top of the table, now 6 points ahead of second-placed Becamex Binh Duong. Hanoi FC, on the other hand, sits in 7th place with 19 points after the conclusion of the 14th round of the V-League 2023/24 season.

The match showcased the competitive nature of V-League football, with both teams fighting hard until the final whistle. Despite the defeat, Hanoi FC displayed resilience and determination, drawing praise from both coaches for their performance on the field. As the season progresses, the race for the V-League title remains wide open, with each match carrying significant importance for the teams involved.

Denis Hardin

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *