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AFC Cup: Hanoi FC triumph against Tampines Rovers

Vietnamese outfit Hanoi FC got their first victory of the tournament after a thumping 4-0 win against Singapore’s Tampines Rovers in their Group G encounter at My Dinh Stadium in Hanoi last night.

Hanoi dominated throughout the match and their goals were scored by Loris Arnaud (17′), Nguyen Van Quyet (65′), Do Hung Dung (89′) and Gonzalo Marronkle (pen. 90′).

The result means the home side have five points and move up to second place while Rovers remain in third with three points after three games played.

In the other Group G clash, Philippines’ Ceres-Negros and Malaysia’s Felda United share the spoils in a goalless draw at Panaad Stadium.

Felda United enjoyed the better of the chances in the first half with Zah Krangar going close on more than one occasion. Yet, goalkeeper Roland Muller was proving to be difficult to beat.

In the second half, the Ceres-Negros’ keeper again showed his worth when he saved Lucas Cano’s penalty in the 61st minute after Norshahrul Idlan was brought down in the penalty area.

Ceres-Negros keep their top spot after this draw, but Hanoi are hot on their trail, with both sides having 5 points. Tampines Rovers remain in third with three points, while Felda are at the bottom with two points.