Vietnam maintained their perfect start to the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup on Friday as Park Hang-seo's side beat Malaysia 2-0 at Hanoi's My Dinh Stadium.
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Malaysia are moving forward but don't yet have the look of AFF Cup champions. Vietnam will show just how close, or far away, they are.
Thailand's football chief wants a third consecutive AFF Cup title but has warned that Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines make 2018 a hard task.
Malaysia opened the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup with a 1-0 victory over Cambodia in Group A on Thursday.
Malaysia's hopes of kicking off their AFF Cup with a win over Cambodia have been boosted by confirmation that mentor Keisuke Honda will be absent.
There are plenty of local rivalries at play in Group A of the AFF Cup. ESPN FC runs the rule over Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos.
In mid-December, the biggest game in world football will not be staged in the strongholds of Europe or South America - it will be in Southeast Asia.
Peter Velappan, hailed as "one of the most important architects" of Asian football, passed away aged 83 on Saturday.
For coach Tan Cheng Hoe, the AFF Cup offers a chance to show progress with a young side and right the ship after an awful period in team history.
The ex-Socceroo, now with Perak TBG, admits he left a "stagnant" A-League under bitter circumstances and hopes to recreate Malaysia Cup glory.
Perak have been backed to take inspiration from Leicester City by pulling off a stunning upset to lift the Malaysia Super League (MSL) title in 2018.
Malaysian giants Selangor FA have hit out at the state government after being denied the opportunity to return to Shah Alam Stadium for the 2018 MSL.
Two of Malaysia's under-23 squad are set for a year in Portugal as their club Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) look to support their development.
U23 coach Ong Kim Swee is headed on a fact-finding trip to Atletico Madrid as Malaysia prioritise football qualification for the 2020 Olympic Games.
The AFC Champions League hopes of Malaysia's Johor Darul Ta'zim were shattered by Thailand's Muang Thong United on Tuesday after a 5-2 playoff loss.
The quarterfinal run of Malaysia at the AFC U23 Championship helped coach Ong Kim Swee prove his doubters wrong, including FAM boss and JDT owner TMJ.
Coach Ong Kim Swee told his Malaysia players that they must learn from their run to the quarterfinals of the AFC U23 Championship in China.
Malaysia equalised through N. Thanabalan, but conceded late to lose their AFC U23 quarterfinal 2-1 to South Korea in Kunshan, China on Saturday.
Malaysia coach Ong Kim Swee says his team are capable of matching regional powerhouse South Korea in Saturday's AFC U23 quarterfinal in China.
Malaysia and Singapore fell one spot each in the latest FIFA rankings to reach historical lows of 175th and 173rd respectively.
Vietnam survived a late onslaught from Syria to claim a 0-0 draw and join Malaysia in the AFC U23 quarterfinals in China, with Thailand eliminated.
Malaysia coach Ong Kim Swee paid tribute to the character of his history-making team ahead of Saturday's quarterfinal in the AFC U23 Championship.
Danial Amier helped Malaysia make history, scoring the only goal as they beat Saudi Arabia to secure a place in the AFC U23 quarterfinals in China.