AFF Suzuki Cup 2012—The Philippine Azkals won against Myanmar White Angels, 2-0, in a battle for the last ticket to the semi-finals on Friday, November 30 at the Supachalasai Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.
Sacapaño, Gier, De Murga, J. Guirado, Cagara, De Jong, Reichelt, Mulders, Wolf, PhilYh, and JamesYh were the starting line up of the Azkals for the game but an early substitution happened around the 35th minute, with Angel Guirado entering the game for Dennis Wolf.
Both the Azkals and the Myanmar White Angels were scoreless during the first half. The first goal of the game came from the Philippine Azkals courtesy of Phil Younghusband who scored off a pass from Jason De Jong during the 46th minute of the game.
It was Angel Guirado who sealed the victory for the Philippine Azkals after scoring a goal at the 93rd minute capitalizing from an awesome assist by Carli de Murga.
The Philippine Azkals, which ended the group stage with 6 points (second only to Thailand which won all their games and had 9 points after winning over Vietnam 3-1 in a simultaneous game) advanced to the semi-finals of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2012, their second in a row at the prestigious tournament.
Photo courtesy of TJ Manotoc