First leg ultimate AFF Cup 2021 ended with a rating of 4-0 in favor of Thai gamers. Elephant Chien confirmed the distinction in school and utterly managed the sport. This consequence makes Indonesia’s likelihood to take the throne virtually to zero. Within the post-match press convention, the coach of this staff, Shin Tae Yong, shared:
“We’ve ready properly for this encounter however there are numerous gamers who’re solely showing in a giant sport for the primary time. Thailand made an ideal match however we additionally had many alternatives, particularly was within the first half. Failure to make the most of alternatives and errors later price Indonesia.
I do not wish to discuss a lot concerning the ratio. Clearly, Thailand has proven extra expertise and bravado. However Indonesia has additionally improved rather a lot on this AFF Cup. Exhausting to say they’re primary in Southeast Asia after only a match like this. However I can affirm, Thailand and Vietnam are the 2 strongest groups within the area. That has been confirmed.
With this loss, it’s troublesome to return again, Thailand will in all probability take the throne at this event. However that is not why we surrender. We are going to proceed to play in addition to we are able to and get good outcomes. Indonesia actually is not going to surrender and preserve combating. Many Indonesian followers are nonetheless watching and supporting us.”
The second leg match will happen at 19:30 on January 1, 2022. With Thailand Tel is not going to have Elias Dolah’s service as a consequence of damage, Indonesia can utterly consider scoring. Within the first leg, they virtually obtained a purpose after the Swedish-born participant needed to depart the sector.