Ho Chi Minh City: Indian football team sank in Vietnam. Sunil Chhetri’s India was defeated 3-0 by Vietnam in the second of the three friendlies at the Thong Nhat Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday. As a result of this loss, the team of Igor Stimach lost points in the second match. India drew 1-1 with Singapore in the first match.
After the loss in the first match, it was thought that the Indian team would stage a turnaround. The defeat was despite Gurpreet Singh Sandhu’s brilliant show under the bar. Fan Van Duc of Vietnam drew the first blood against India in the 10th minute. Vietnam are ranked 97th on the FIFA list.
Van Toan scored the second goal in the 49th minute followed by Van Kuyt’s third in the 71st minute sealed the fate for Vietnam.