12:11, 13/04/2023

V.League 1-2023 round 6: Khanh Hoa FC 1-1 Hoang Anh Gia Lai


As expected, Khanh Hoa FC got 1 point in round 6 of V.League 1-2023 after holding Hoang Anh Gia Lai 1-1 in their away match at Pleiku Stadium on April 11. This was a match where Khanh Hoa FC played knowing their strengths and weaknesses and their opponents’ and displayed tight marking.


Khanh Hoa FC
Khanh Hoa FC

Inspired by their emphatic win against Viettel last round, receiving Khanh Hoa FC in round 5, Hoang Anh Gia Lai started on the front foot and made many attacks on goal. Pressed by the hosts, Khanh Hoa FC conceded a goal converted from a free kick at the 16th minute. The remaining first half continued to see the offensive play of Hoang Anh Gia Lai. However, the focus of the defensive line of Khanh Hoa FC stopped them from having another goal.

Just only some seconds to the second half, the visitors Khanh Hoa FC scored a surprising equalizer. Like the goal of Hoang Anh Gia Lai, the equalizer of Khanh Hoa FC was converted from a free kick. Midfielder Jairo Rodrigeus headed a goal to put Khanh Hoa FC on level terms. Hoang Anh Gia Lai ramped up pressure after conceding the shocking goal and had many clear opportunities. It was the focus, tight marking and good spirit that helped the visitors protect the score and get 1 away point. 

Khanh Hoa FC have had 2 way draw in a row after V.League 1-2023 resumed. This was an encouraging result for the tireless efforts of rookies Khanh Hoa FC this season. The round 7 match of Khanh Hoa FC against SHB Da Nang will take place at their home field 19-8 Nha Trang Stadium on April 16.

An Nhien
Translated by H.N