AFF U-18 Semifinal Results, Indonesia Lose Penalty Shootout from Thailand

AFF U-18 Semifinal Results, Indonesia Lose Penalty Shootout from Thailand

Indonesia U-19 national team must recognize the benefits of Thailand in a penalty shootout in the party semi-final AFF U-18 Cup 2017 at Thuwunna Stadium, Yangon, Friday (15/09/2017) Baccarat Online.

Playing a 0-0 draw in normal time, overall, Indonesia lost 2-3 in a penalty shootout.

In this fight, Indonesia must play with 10 players since the end of the first half. It happened because Saddil Ramdani got a red card after engaging an incident by elbowing a Thai player.

Upon this result, Indonesia failed to step into the final of AFF Cup U-18.

At the start of the match, both teams try to build the attack and grab the ball.

In the second minute, Indonesia got a chance via Rafli Mursalim. Receiving direct long-range feed, Rafli escaped the offside trap, but the Thai goalkeeper came forward and managed to anticipate the ball.

After that, Garuda Nusantara, nicknamed U-19 national team Indonesia, got a golden opportunity and the first kick towards the goal.

Receiving a breakthrough feed from the middle and escaping from opponents guard, Witan managed to control the ball and faced with the goalkeeper. However, Witan kick is still sideways on the side of Thai goalkeeper.

Thailand also tried to apply pressure. The left side of Indonesia’s defense continues to be attacked by opponents. Because of that, Firzha acceleration to help the attack has not been optimal.

Indra Sjafri troops again get a golden opportunity in the 24th minute. Starting from a counterattack, Egy managed to control and bring the ball almost from half the field.

He managed to outwit the Thai defender, but his shot can still be blocked opponent goalkeeper.

Witan has a chance to break the deadlock. Getting feedback from Firzha stomach, he did the kick first time, but his efforts can still be caught goalkeeper Kantaphat Marpati.

Thailand gets a chance with a direct kick from Panyawat, but leads right to Aqil.

Opportunities Thailand via dead ball or free kick was often dangerous Indonesia. Luckily, Yuthapichai failed to welcome the ball from a free kick in front of goal Aqil.

In the final minutes of the first half, Thailand got a chance through a corner kick, but Aqil managed to anticipate the ball.

Coach Indra Sjafri made the substitution of players ahead of the first round ended. Saddil Ramdani comes on for Feby. Had an incident between Saddil Ramdani with Thai players.

In the replay, Saddil looks elbowed Thai players. After discussions with the linesman, the referee gave a red card to Saddil Ramdani.

The first half ended with an equally strong score, 0-0.

In the second half, Rifad Marasabessy, accelerate into the defense box of Thailand. He fell, but the referee considers it not a violation.

Playing with 10 people, Garuda Nusantara back to pressure. Egy Maulana Vikri accelerates inside the opponent’s penalty box. He managed to outwit the Thai defender, but his kick was still denied by the Thai goalkeeper.

The Thai captain helped with the attack in a corner football situation. However, his header successfully secured Aqil.

In the 66th minute, there was chaos in front of goal Thailand, but Egy et al have not managed to take advantage of the situation.

After that, Thailand dominated possession. They locked up the defense raised by Rachmat Irianto et al.

In the 83rd minute, Aqil made a brilliant save. He managed to ward off a long-range kick from the Thai players.

Indonesia is not without opportunities. In the 85th minute, Hanis Saghara kicked right into the goal, but still blocked the opponent goalkeeper.

After that, the extra four minutes can not be used both teams to score goals. The second half ended 0-0. The game went into the shootout drama.

In the shootout drama, of the five Indonesian kickers, only Egy and Luthfi were successful in doing their job well. Meanwhile, the executions of Iqbal, Nurhidayat, and Rifad failed.

Meanwhile, of the four executors of Thailand, only one player who failed, the other three managed to penetrate the Aqil goal. The penalty shoot ended with a score of 2-3 for Thailand’s victory.

Upon this result, Indonesia failed to step into the final of AFF Cup U-18.

Composition of players:

Indonesia: 30-Muhammad Aqil Savik; 12-Rifad Marasabessy, 13-Rachmat Irianto, 5-Nurhidayat Haji Haris, 29-Firza Andika; 7-Muhammad Luthfi Kamal Baharsyah; 8-Witan Sulaiman, 17-Syahrian Abimanyu, 14-Feby Eka Putra; 10-Egy Maulana Vikri; 9-Muhammad Rafli.


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