Malaysia Beaten by Laos in 2022 AFF U-23 Cup

Tuesday, 22 February 2022 – 10:00 GMT+7
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Malaysia U-23 squad / Credit: Twitter (@FAM_Malaysia), KAMBOJA - The Malaysian national soccer team stopped its journey in the 2022 AFF U-23 Cup after losing twice to Laos in Group B.

The Young Tiger, with several players testing positive for Covid-19, seemed to have difficulty playing against Laos.

Malaysia finally lost 0-2 in the match that took place at the Morodok Techo Stadium, Cambodia, Monday (21/2).

In the previous meeting, Malaysia was beaten 1-2 by Laos.

In this match, Laos took the lead in the 43rd minute through Bounphachan Bounkong's free kick.

Disadvantaged 0-1 in the first round, Malaysia immediately attempted to attack the tight defense of Laos.

However, while being busy attacking, Malaysia loosened up in its own defense until they were beaten a second time.

Starting from a Malaysian player's error at the back, the ball was captured by Souksakhone Bouaphaivanh and converted into a goal in the 85th minute.

Malaysia lost to Laos in Group B of the 2022 AFF U-23 Cup held in Cambodia.