ASEAN Wrap: Saigon go nine unbeaten
Monday, July 13, 2020
Kuala Lumpur: A third consecutive win saw Saigon maintain their position as early front-runners in Vietnam while Ho Chi Minh City and Viettel emerged as challengers after previously dropping points.
Elsewhere in Southeast Asia, Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng extended their lead at the top of the Cambodian top flight, preparations for the resumption of the A-League stepped up while it was a disappointing weekend for Thailand's Japan-based stars.
Vietnam: Saigon keep rolling
Goals from Ahn Byeong-geon, Huynh Tan Tai and Pedro Paulo kept Saigon at the top of the Vietnamese standings after a comprehensive 3-0 win over Thanh Hoa on Sunday.
Ho Chi Minh City recovered from last week's defeat to Becamex Binh Duong to overcome Than Quang Ninh by the same scoreline to move into second, with Binh Duong dropping points following a 1-1 draw with Hoang Anh Gia Lai.
That result sees the Thu Dau Mot City side drop into fourth, leapfrogged by Viettel who enjoyed a 4-0 defeat of Hai Phong to move into third.