The Philippines U23 group got a 2017 SEA Games debate off to a winning start opposite rivals Cambodia on Tuesday.
Two second half strikes were adequate for a Philippines to better Cambodia 2-0 notwithstanding a latter’s early dominance.
Cambodia degraded a Philippines in a qualifiers and after a clever start during a Selayang Stadium, it looked like a this tie could be headed a same way.
But a Philippines were means to continue a initial half storm. That gave them certainty tolay some-more expanded in a second half and it paid off, with Reymart Cubon rising unchallenged in a risk area to conduct home a dilemma from Javier Augustine’s foot in a 51st minute.
The Philippine true were sent into raptures when they doubled their lead in a 82nd minute. Kou Ichi would glow a round home from a glorious giveaway flog from 23 yards out to sign a win.
The compare finished in some-more beating for Cambodia, as surrogate Choum Pisa was shown a true red label in a failing embers of a diversion after distinguished Daniel Berman in a goalmouth scramble.
Sok Samnang’s chastisement bid would strike a woodwork, though a repairs had already been finished for a winning Philippines.
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