MANILA - Opportunity for Indonesian national team to continue in 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup is not large after this Alfred Riedl squad only could play with draw 2-2 with Philippines in the second match of Group A at the Philippine Sports Stadium, Tuesday (22/11) ago.
These results make chances of Indonesian national team to the semifinals to be heavy. In the opening match of AFF Cup, they also defeated 4-2 from Thailand and made Garuda team became caretaker standings by one point.
Even so, in mathematically Indonesian national team remains a chance to step into the knockout phase will be held using the format of the cage and the cage at 4 as well as 8 December. Of course if in game cover, Singapore defeated at the Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila, Friday (25/11) tonight.
Not only is it a condition for the Indonesian national team could qualify. They also have to hope that Thailand can beat the Philippines in the final match of group A, or a minimum of the match ending in a draw.
When the scheme was happening, the Indonesian national team will accompany Thailand which had already make sure of competing in the 2016 AFF Cup semifinals. Therefore, the team points Garuda into four figures or past achievement Philippines that if your opponent into three series, while losing two stays as it's now.
The following calculations for each team to qualify for the semifinals:
- Indonesia to qualify win versus Singapore, while the Philippines lose or draw from Thailand.
- Philippines qualified for the semifinals with a win over Thailand. The Philippines also be fixed to the knockout phase when a draw from Thailand, Indonesia versus Singapore as long as the game ended in a draw no more than two goals.
- Singapore qualified for the semifinals with a win over Indonesia, while the Philippines only a draw or defeat of Thailand. Singapore can also be fixed to the knockout phase when the series with Indonesia as long as the Philippines lost at least two goals from Thailand.