Malaysia-Indonesia replenish adversary in semis

Datuk Ong Kim Swee

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian manager Datuk Ong Kim Swee will not impute to new statistics to weigh a strength of Indonesia when both teams replenish their adversary in a semifinals of a SEA Games men’s football foe today.

Kim Swee’s boys had final month beaten Indonesia 3-0 in a AFC Cup Under-23 foe enroute to subordinate for a 2018 Asian Cup in Bangkok, Thailand.

Indonesia’s ability to reason fortifying champion Thailand to a 1-1 pull and Vietnam (1-1) in their Group B matches to say an dominant record contingency be given credit nonetheless Malaysia had beaten Indonesia 3-0 in Bangkok.

“We can't take Indonesia easily after carrying scored a gentle 3-0 feat final month. They have a ability to give a counterclaim a tough time,” pronounced Kim Swee during a pre-match press discussion yesterday.

He pronounced after a AFC Cup competition, manager Lius Milla’s boys had shown immeasurable alleviation given a manager had injected some new faces who did not underline in Bangkok.

“This time around there are a series of new faces in a group and we also know that one of a players in a stream group had played for European bar Ajax Amsterdam,” he said.

The usually satisfaction currently would substantially be a deficiency of Indonesian skipper Hansamu Yama Pranata who will be portion a one compare cessation after collecting dual yellow cards.

Malaysia done it to a semifinals with an dominant record after winning all 4 matches in Group A, generally opposite Brunei, Singapore, Myanmar and Laos. — Bernama

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