HANGZHOU, China – A stinging 5-1 defeat within the palms of South Korea final Monday shouldn’t be the top of the street for the Philippine girls’s soccer staff within the nineteenth Asian Video games right here.
With an excellent 1-1 document following a 3-1 victory over Hong Kong and the large loss to the 2018 Asian Video games bronze medalists, the Filipinas nonetheless stay in competition.
“Could probability pa naman. Could Myanmar sport pa tayo (There’s nonetheless an opportunity. We nonetheless have one other sport arising towards Myanmar),” mentioned Philippine Soccer Federation (PFF) President Mariano Araneta on Tuesday.
Nonetheless, it’s not all within the palms of the Filipinas if they’re to advance even when they beat world No. 51 Myanmar on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Wenzhou Sports activities Middle Stadium.
There are 5 teams of three groups every, and solely the highest staff in every group will advance outright. The three different slots to the quarterfinals will go to the highest three among the many remaining groups.
Mariano mentioned it stays a must-win sport towards Myanmar. Then the Philippines, ranked No. 44, should await the ultimate outcomes of the opposite teams.
“Ang importante talunin natin ang Myanmar (What’s essential is we beat Myanmar). Then we hope for the perfect that we land within the high three among the many remaining groups,” he added.
“If we beat Myanmar we’ve got six factors. Then we’ve got an opportunity relying on the aim distinction of the opposite groups,” Mariano mentioned.
Towards the South Koreans, the Filipinas scored first courtesy of Sarina Bolden within the eighth minute. However that proved to be the final because the South Koreans took management of the match the remainder of the way in which.
The South Koreans equalized within the twelfth minute then piled up the targets within the forty fourth, 52nd, 56th and seventieth minutes en path to the runaway victory.
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“Hindi masyado nag-click ‘yung defenders natin pero ganyan talaga ang laro (Our defenders didn’t click on as a lot as a lot as we might have needed them to). What’s essential is that we nonetheless have an opportunity,” Mariano mentioned.