So on the field, only Evan Dimas has experience in the senior national team
Jakarta () – The coach of the Indonesian national team, Shin Tae-yong, wants to give applause as a form of appreciation to his foster children who managed to play a draw. 2-2 vs Thailand in World Cup Qualifying Group G 2022 Asia area of Dubai.
“I want to applaud the players. They've worked hard until the end,” Shin said after the match, quoted from PSSI's official statement in Jakarta, Friday.
The South Korean tactician is happy with the mentality of not giving up on Evan Dimas and his friends.
They were able to force a draw against Thailand despite falling behind twice. even though, The majority of Indonesian players have little experience competing with the senior national team.
From 11 Indonesia's first national team player, 10 in his status as a debutant in an official FIFA tournament with the senior national team. Only Evan Dimas has tasted FIFA tournaments before.
Evan Dimas is indeed the most experienced player in the current national team with 25 appearance times for Garuda squad before against Thailand lawan. He was appointed captain by Shin.
“So on the field, only Evan Dimas has experience in the senior national team. even so, all the players showed enthusiasm and worked hard until the game was over,” forever Shin.
Meanwhile, Evan Dimas said that the draw when meeting Thailand could not be separated from the cooperation of all parties, from coaches to players
Old footballer 26 that year also thanked the coach and his teammates.
“Thank you also to the Indonesian people who always pray for us. Hopefully we get better results in the next match,” kata Evan.
Goals from I Kadek Agung and Evan Dimas brought the Indonesian national team to balance Thailand with a score 2-2 in World Cup Qualifying Group G laga 2022 di Stadion Al Maktoum, Dubai, Thursday (3/6) evening local time.
Thailand excels 1-0 starting in the fifth minute thanks to a goal from Narubodin Weerawatnodom. Kadek makes a draw 1-1 in the 39th minute.
In the 50th minute of the second half, Thailand take the lead again via Adisak Kraisorn .s header, then Evan Dimas again forced the score to draw with his goal 10 minutes later.
One point from the match became Indonesia's first point in World Cup Qualification Group G 2022 Asia ln zone in the previous five matches they always lost to the opponent.
Next on Group G, The Indonesian national team must pass two final matches, namely against Vietnam, Monday (7/6) and the host United Arab Emirates, Friday (11/6).