Azkals-Yemen End Up in A Draw
The Philippine Azkals ended up the game in draw. Both teams scored 2 points at the end of regulation at the Panaad Park and Stadium. Azkals remains on the top of their group in their ongoing campaign for the AFC Asian Cup 2019 UAE Qualifiers.
Phil Younghusband scores the first goal for the Azkals.* (Owen Segovia Bayog/NDB photo)
Team Captain Phil Younghusband equalizes the first score after Yemen. The visiting team started to attack the Azkals defense, the continued attack which caused another point against the Azkals.
James Younghusband scores off a head towards the goal for the Philippine Azkals in the second half of play.* (Owen Segovia Bayog/NDB photo)
Nearing the end of second half both team exchanged goals where a standstill at 2 for each remained while the players continue to attempt to get the 3rd goal.
During the post match confab, Azkals Coach Thomas Dooley says they did their best, several near goal attempts that could have been made. Iain Ramsay says he was disappointed with a lot of errors in defense that prevented them to get the 3 point win.
The Philippine Men’s Football Team-Azkals prepares for another game against Yemen on October 10.* (OSBayog)