Two Consecutive Indonesia AFF Cup Failed Escaped from Phase Group
Agen Casino Online – Despite a 5-1 win over Laos, Indonesia still failed to qualify from the group stage of the AFF Cup 2014. Thus, the poor record of the previous two years edition repeated.
Indonesia began this edition with a 2-2 draw against Vietnam. However, in the second game, the team made by Alfred Riedl 0-4 defeat of the Philippines.
The defeat left Indonesia oppressed. Because, on the other hand Vietnamese victory over Laos, while the Philippines itself has picked up two wins. After Matchday II, the Philippines lead the standings in Group A with a score of 6 (+7 goal difference), Vietnam is in second place with a value of 4 (+3 goal difference), while Indonesia is in third position with a value of 1 (-4 goal difference).
To qualify for the semifinals, Indonesia should win hands down over Laos in the last game, while the Philippines win over Vietnam. Indonesia is then a 5-1 win over Laos, but in the other match precisely Vietnam 3-1 win over the Philippines.
Vietnam also qualify as winners of Group A with a score of 7, while the Philippines qualify as runner–up with a value of 6. Indonesia itself had to settle there in the third position with a value of 4. And as said by coach Alfred Riedl, Indonesia targets in the tournament this time is become champion.
It’s like a repeat of the AFF Cup 2012. At that time, Indonesia also finished third in the group after a 2-2 draw against Laos, 1-0 win over Singapore, but lost 0-2 to Malaysia in the last match.
Indonesia has three times failed to qualify from the group stage at the AFF Cup, the AFF Cup 2007 AFF Cup 2012, and the 2014 AFF Cup.