After a long wait, coach Mai Duc Chung’s teachers and students officially entered the biggest women’s football festival on the planet. Meeting the biggest challenge in the opening match of the 2023 Women’s World Cup is the US team, but the Vietnamese women’s team also has its own goals.
Sharing before the historic match with the US team, coach Mai Duc Chung said: “The US team is superior in class compared to Vietnam, but we do not come here to go out, to travel. The Vietnamese team will have reasonable competition to limit conceding goals, avoid injuries. If you score a goal, everything will be even better.”
Meanwhile, coach Andonovski of the US women’s team confided: “We have to prepare well for the opening day against the Vietnamese team. Remember, the Vietnamese team also played a good game when they only lost 1-2 against the German team. That also comes from their good preparation against a stronger opponent. Many people will rush to conclude that the US women’s team will win strongly against the Vietnamese women’s team. But there is absolutely nothing in football. subjective”.
The US women’s team won all of the friendly matches before the 2023 World Cup, most recently a 2-0 victory over Wales. Meanwhile, in the last friendly match, the Vietnamese women’s team lost 0-9 to Spain. Promising stars to shine with the US team include Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle. The Vietnamese women’s team looks forward to the top faces in the attack such as Huynh Nhu, Thanh Nha, Hai Yen and the pillars in the defense such as goalkeeper Kim Thanh, defenders Hoang Thi Loan, Diem My, Hai Linh, Thu Thao to overcome difficulties in front of the big mountain is the US team.
The match between the Vietnamese women’s team and the US women’s team is live on VTVcab’s platforms such as ON Sports News channel (direct link: https://www.vtvcab.vn/channel/on-sports-news- 1,VTVcab18_HD.html); website of Viettel TV360 (link: https://tv360.vn/); online applications such as TV360, On, On Plus.