MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Azkals shall be hoping for extra breaks than final time as they attempt to earn an all-important outcome in opposition to Indonesia of their World Cup/Asian Cup qualifier on Tuesday on the Rizal Memorial Stadium.
Coach Michael Weiss expressed confidence that the Azkals can carry their brave effort from their 2-0 defeat to Vietnam into the match that the nationwide staff mentor described as one that can resolve the destiny of each groups after the second spherical of the Asian qualifying matches might be decided.
“It is do or die for each groups,” Weiss stated through the pre-match press convention at close by Ninoy Aquino Stadium. “Perhaps if we do not win, or perhaps if Indonesia does not win, it might be very troublesome for each of us to maneuver on to the subsequent spherical.”
The highest two groups in Group F will advance to the third spherical of the World Cup qualifiers and safe a direct spot within the 2027 Asian Cup.
The underside two nations are relegated within the third spherical of the Asian Cup Qualifiers.
Indonesia suffered a 5-1 defeat in opposition to Iraq in Basra final Thursday within the different match of the group.
Weiss and the Azkals are relying on having nearly salvaged a draw in opposition to Vietnam, which might translate into one thing optimistic within the 7 p.m. recreation.
“Hopefully we will have a few of the luck we did not have in opposition to Vietnam,” Weiss stated.