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Eriksson: Azkals' semis stint feels like World Cup

December 2, 2018 4:07 AM
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Down to 18 men, the Azkals brace for a tough Vietnam side that hasn't conceded any goal in the tournament

I will wake up and know that today is a big game and I’ll have all the same questions over whether or not I’ve done everything and given the players the necessary message so the feeling is absolutely the same [as the World Cup]," added Eriksson.

But the Azkals are up for a challenge against Group A winner Vietnam, which has scored 8 goals and conceded none in the group stage.

As the Nationals welcome the Vietnamese to Pana-ad Stadium for the home-and-away semis opener, they look to quickly stun the powerhouse team in order to stay in finals contention.

is up to us to score against Vietnam and be the first team to score against Vietnam, that’s a challenge and we want to be remembered for that," said captain Phil Younghusband.

Source: rappler.com

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