Man of The Match Indonesian National Team’s Victory over Singapore in the 2020 AFF Cup Semifinals: Egy Maulana Vikri, the Savior

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The Indonesian national team has confirmed a ticket to the 2020 AFF Cup final after eliminating Singapore in the 2nd leg semifinal which was held at the National Stadium, Saturday (12/25/2021). Egy Maulana Vikri deserves to be lined up as man of the match in that match.

In that match, the Indonesian national team won 4-2 over Singapore. The winning goals for the Garuda squad were scored by Ezra Walian (11′), Pratama Arhan (87′), Shawal Anuar (90+1′, suicide), Egy Maulana Vikri (105+2′).

The goals for Singapore were scored by Song Ui Young (45+4′) and Shahdan Sulaiman (74′). This victory made the Indonesian national team stroll into the 2020 AFF Cup final with an aggregate advantage of 5-3 after the 1st leg (22/12/2021) drew 1-1.

Egy Maulana Vikri deserves to be chosen as man of the match because of his crucial role in the match. The FK Senica player did not start the match as a starter.

Egy Maulana Vikri was played by coach Shin Tae-yong in the 66th minute replacing Ricky Kambuaya. Since being played, Egy has seen a significant impact on the front lines of the Indonesian national team.

The 21-year-old player recorded a number of shots that made the Singapore goalkeeper fall up and down. The climax was the goal he scored in the 105+2 minute to ensure a 4-2 victory for the Indonesian national team .

Debut Goal
The match against Singapore was Egy Maulana Vikri’s debut with the Indonesian national team in the 2020 AFF Cup. Egy was recorded to have missed five matches of the Garuda squad in the biennial tournament.

However, Egy managed to give the best performance in his debut in the 2020 AFF Cup. Egy also managed to contribute one goal that convinced the Indonesian national team’s 4-2 victory.

This goal was the second recorded by Egy Maulana Vikri with the Indonesian National Team. Previously, Egy scored a goal in the 2023 Asian Cup Qualification match against Chinese Taipei (11/10/2021).

Excellent Everything
The Indonesian national team deserves to win over Singapore. Statistics noted, Shin Tae-yong’s troops were all ahead of Singapore in the duel.

The Indonesian national team has a superior possession of 60 percent of the ball. Meanwhile, Singapore has 40 percent possession of the ball.

In addition, the Red and White troops recorded 25 chances throughout the match, 14 of which were accurate. Meanwhile, Singapore grabbed 13 opportunities, nine of which were on target.