AFF Suzuki Cup 2012: Philippines vs Vietnam Game Result (November 27)

Azkals left winger Chieffy Caligdong capitalized on the perfect pass from Angel Guirado to score and defeat Vietnam, 1-0, in the AFF Suzuki Cup 2012 on Tuesday, November 27.

The lone and winning goal for the Philippines came at the 86th minute of the thrilling Game 2 of the Group Stage held at the Rajamangala Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.

The victory gave the Azkals a chance to play against Myanmar and keep the hope to enter the tournament’s semi-finals alive.

Caligdong was initially replaced in the starting lineup for the game, but he came back and successfully made that crucial shot. Azkals defenders particularly goalkeeper Ed Sacapaño did a great job stopping last minute counterattacks of the Vietnamese squad.

Garnering three points for the win, the Philippines places second to Thailand in the Group A ranking.