Getting a pass in front of the Hong Kong goal, Nico did not waste the opportunity. Scoring the ball to the far post and which goalkeeper Pong Cheuk Hei couldn’t reach in the 21st minute.
Previously, Indonesia broke the deadlock through a set-piece scheme. Zanadin Faris crossed into the middle of the net, grabbed Rabbani Tasnim’s header in the ninth minute and managed to break into the Hong Kong goal which was escorted by Pong Cheuk Hei.
Indonesia carried out repeated attacks from the left and right wing sectors. In the first five minutes, Doni Tri Pamungkas gave a cross, but still failed.
Shin Tae Yong made changes in the starting XI against Hong Kong. Applying a 3-4-3 formation, Shin Tae Yong benched Hokky Caraka and Marselino Ferdinand.
Muhammad Ferarri, Brother Rudianto, Arkhan Fikri also sat on the bench. In total, Shin Tae-yong made nine changes compared to when he hit Timor Leste 4-0 in the opening match.
Hong Kong U-19: Pong Cheuk Hei; Xavier Chang, George Tong, Ellison Tsang, Ma Hei Wai, Tang In Chim, Adriel Chan, Yim Kai Cheuk, Jeremy Tsang, Osmond Chan, Law Cheuk Hei.
Coach: Cheung Kin Fung
Indonesia U-19: Cahya Supriyadi; Ahmad Rusadi, Barnabas Sobor, He is Syayid Alhawari; Zanadin Fariz, Achmad Maulana, Doni Tri Pamungkas, Arsa Ramadan; Alfriyanto Nico, Rabbani Tasnim Siddiq, Rahmat Beri Santoso