Suara.com – The following is the record for the meeting between the Indonesia vs Thailand national team ahead of the two teams clashing in the semifinals of the 2023 AFF U-23 Cup. The Young War Elephant team is very dominant over Garuda Muda.
The U-23 U-23 vs Thailand U-23 national team duel in the semifinals of the 2023 U-23 AFF Cup will take place at Rayong Province Stadium, Thailand, on Thursday (24/8) at 20.00 WIB.
The U-23 Indonesia and Thailand national teams stepped into the semifinals of the 2023 AFF U-23 Cup in such contrasting ways.
Host Thailand qualified very convincingly after finishing as Group A winners with perfect points, namely 9 after successively crushing Myanmar, Brunei and Cambodia.
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On the other hand, the U-23 Indonesian national team struggled in the group phase. They finally qualified through the best runner-up route after receiving “help” from three other semifinalists: Malaysia, Vietnam and Thailand.
The U-23 Indonesian national team topped the best runner-up standings with a collection of three points and +0 goal difference. They are ahead of Cambodia (Group A, 1 point) and the Philippines (Group C, 1 point).
U-23 U-23 vs Timor Leste U-23 national team duel in the second match of Group B of the 2023 U-23 AFF Cup at Rayong Provincial Stadium, Sunday, August 20 2023. (Doc. PSSI)
Cambodia and the Philippines failed to replace the U-23 Indonesian national team after losing to Thailand (Group A) and Vietnam (Group C) in the last match of their respective groups.
On the other hand, Timor Leste, which is also Indonesia’s competitor, had to bury its dream of reaching the semifinals after being defeated by Malaysia in the final match of Group B.
After being declared qualified, the U-23 Indonesian National Team immediately faced a tough challenge, namely facing Thailand in the semifinals.
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In addition to the contrasting differences in terms of appearance in the group phase, Shin Tae-yong’s team in fact also did not have a good record against The Young War Elephant.