Vietnam shock Thailand in the first leg of the Suzuki Cup final

Thailand 1 – Vietnam 2 (East Asian Championship final first-leg, December 24, 2008) (Longer highlights here.) Vietnam scored two goals in three minutes to take control of the match, a Nguyen Vu Phong header and a second from Le Cong Vinh put the visitors in the ascendancy. Thailand pulled one back in the 75th minute when Ronnachai Rangsiyo’s header struck the post before going in off the leg of keeper Duong Hong Son.