It will be another tough match for the Young Matildas as they face a Vietnam side which boasts 14 players from their 2018 Asian Cup squad. 

“It is good to win four wins from four matches,” Vietnam head coach Mai Duc Chung said.

“Now we will look forward to playing against Under-20 Australia in the semi-finals.”

Vietnam side scored early in the first half before adding three more goals in the second 45 however, Myanmar was about to give up and staged a late revival for the final scoreline on 4-3.

The Young Matildas lost in the final game of the group to a strong Thailand side which booster several players from their 2018 Asian Cup squad. 

While Thailand scored four goals in the space of 13 minutes, the Young Matildas fought back scoring two goals.

“We had some really pleasing moments during the match and our girls finished the match off strongly which gives us plenty of positives to take into our next matches in the knockout stages moving forward into the semi-finals,” head coach Leah Blayney said.

“It’s about mental of our team today. The Thai team scored 4 goals and then we can reach two goals. It’s not easy for us against the Thailand team who played well, since they are playing with the main or senior squad of the national team,” she said.

The Young Matildas are just one game away from the final, which would be there best finish since 2013, having finished third and fourth in the two previous editions of the tournament.

In the other semi-final it will be reigning Champions Thailand against Myanmar. 

It is the third consecutive tournament where Australia's U20, Thailand, Myanmar and Vietnam have made the final four. 


Vietnam v Young Matildas

Kick-off: 4pm local, 7pm AEST

Stream: Matildas website