Date: Sep 08, 2015
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter
Taiwan face a stern test when they host Vietnam at the Taipei Municipal Stadium tonight (7pm
kick-off) in a Group F FIFA 2018 World Cup Asian qualifying match.
Needing a win to remain in contention, Taiwan head coach Chen Kuei-jen said he has made some adjustments to the starting lineup and team formation to face Vietnam, after a 5-1 thrashing by Iraq on Thursday last week.
“We will have a different look from the last match. Our players have been in training and preparing to go all out, so we can get a win for our home fans,” Chen said at a media briefing yesterday.
Chen said that it is vital the defense keep everything tight at the back.
“We have watched Vietnam’s match against Thailand. We know that Vietnam’s players are younger than ours and they have a very good defense,” he said. [FULL STORY]