Although Dang Van Lam was not on the list of 31 players in the latest round, coach Park Hang-seo still gave the goalkeeper with two Vietnamese and Russian blood the opportunity. If nothing changes, the overseas Vietnamese goalkeeper will fly directly from Japan to Saudi Arabia to join the Vietnamese team. It is expected that coach Park Hang-seo’s army will move to your country on August 27 and have 6 days to prepare. Meanwhile, the Cerezo Osaka club only let go after finishing the match against Gamba Osaka on August 28. That is, Dang Van Lam only has 2 to 3 days to practice and prepare with the whole team before going on the field to play against Saudi Arabia.
It’s been 2 years, Dang Van Lam has not been able to participate in gatherings and wear the Vietnamese team shirt in the international arena. The last time the goalkeeper born in 1993 was allowed to play was in the match against Thailand at My Dinh at the end of 2019. In this match, the overseas Vietnamese goalkeeper successfully saved Theerathon Bunmathan’s penalty and contributed. big helps the home team retain 1 point.
Tan Truong will be the counterweight of Dang Van Lam
Previously, in the final stage of the second qualifying round of the 2022 World Cup in Asia, which was played in the UAE, Dang Van Lam was also absent due to the epidemic. Dang Van Lam was supposed to join the Vietnamese team but had to cancel the plan at the last minute. Specifically, the overseas Vietnamese goalkeeper became F1 when one of his teammates at Cerezo Osaka was found to be positive for SARS CoV 2.
In the past few years, Dang Van Lam has always been the number 1 goalkeeper of the Vietnamese team and has received the trust of coach Park Hang-seo. However, if the 28-year-old goalkeeper can join the national team this time, he will face a huge challenge named Bui Tan Truong. Compared to Van Lam, Tan Truong has an advantage when he has the opportunity to be present throughout many past gatherings. In addition, the goalkeeper who is wearing the Hanoi FC shirt has also partly built the confidence of the Vietnamese team’s coaching staff when he performed quite well in the final matches of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Asia. .