POINTLESS:Taiwan suffered their sixth straight defeat. In other games, Australia routed Tajikistan 7-0, Japan hammered Afghanistan 5-0 and South Korea beat Lebanon 1-0
Date: Mar 25, 2016
By: Dave Carroll / Staff reporter, with AFP
Taiwan fell to a 4-1 defeat against Vietnam in their final FIFA 2018 World
Cup Asian Group F qualifier at the My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi last night.
The visitors opened the scoring in the seventh minute through Wu Chun-ching, but the hosts equalized straight from the kickoff through Le Cong Vinh.
Nguyen Van Toan then increased Vietnam’s lead in the 29th minute, before grabbing his second in the 42nd as the hosts went in to the break with a 3-1 lead.
Cong Vinh added his second in the 91st minute to complete the rout.
Taiwan finished pointless at the bottom of Group F after six straight defeats, while Vietnam were in third place on seven points. Group leaders Thailand were due to face Iraq in Tehran later last night. [FULL STORY]