Malaysia vs Myanmar LIVE Football Score 21/12/2022
Myanmar host Malaysia at Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon on Wednesday in AFF AFF Mitsubishi Electric Cup 2022 Group B action. Our betting experts at Football Arroyo Football Prediction the AFF Mitsubishi Electric Cup 2022 between Myanmar and Malaysia, providing team statistics, match history, and the best betting suggestions for the match. Chinthe have failed to advance from the group stage in their last two appearances in the competition and face another tough road to the knockout stage with Vietnam, Singapore and Laos also in the group.
It will be especially challenging as Antoine Hey’s side have not won a single game in the 2022 calendar year thus far – they played seven times and lost six, drawing once. Malaysia were also knocked out in the group stage of the 2020 AFF Championship, having finished as runners-up two years earlier. The Malayan Tigers are set to make their 14th appearance in the ASEAN tournament and have been crowned champions once in 2010. And they will be looking to achieve this feat once again.
Myanmar host Malaysia at the Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon on Wednesday in AFF Championship action in Group B. The Chinthe haven’t progressed beyond the group stages in their last two appearances in the competition and face another tough road to the knockout stages with Vietnam, Singapore and Laos also in the group.It will be especially challenging as Antoine Hey’s side haven’t won a single game in the 2022 calendar year so far – they’ve played seven times and lost six, drawing once.
Malaysia were also knocked out in the group stages of the 2020 AFF Championship, having finished as the runners-up two years before that. The Tigers of Malaya are set to make their 14th appearance in the ASEAN tournament and have been crowned champions once in 2010.
Contrary to Myanmar’s form, the Malaysians are unbeaten in their last five games, winning thrice. They will aim to continue that form into the AFF tournament too. Myanmar, ranked 158 in the world and 12 places below Malaysia, have the odds stacked against them here, given their poor form in the 2022 calendar year. But the fact that they’ve won two of their last three meetings with the Tigers of Malaya should give them some confidence.
Kim Pan-gon’s side have the momentum in their favor after back-to-back friendly wins and, given the better quality in their squad, they should be able to prevail in Yangon. At 5pm today, the first match of Group B will take place between Myanmar and Malaysia. This is a very promising competition because the team that wins will take a huge advantage in both points and morale right after the start.
Myanmar has the advantage of home field and a group of players with good physical strength with a fairly solid play, not afraid of collisions. Coach Antoine Hey’s students are always ready to approach, putting a lot of pressure on the opponent in the middle of the field. The Maung Maung Lwin, Hein Htet Aung, Win Naig Tun, Yan Naing Oo… had many matches played together, so there was a good bond between them. On the Malaysian side, under the guidance of Korean coach Kim Pan-gon, their professional level has improved markedly. Newly added foreign players like Lee Tuck or Sergio Aguero also integrate quickly, have high quality and they will join forces with Safawi Rasid, Brendan Gan, David Rowley, Mukhairi … to become a formidable team.
Malaysia’s goal when participating in the AFF Cup 2020 is not only to pass the group stage. They really want to compete for the championship at the highest level with defending champions Thailand and Vietnam. Therefore, the match against Myanmar is pivotal to Malaysia and they will not hide their cards but throw all their strength into the stone with the determination to win.
Myanmar and Malaysia will come up against one another in a battle that will go down at the Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon. Both countries are set to meet on Wednesday for an encounter of the 1st round of AFF Championship. The last match between the countries was held on November 24, 2018, and concluded in a home win for Malaysia, with the final score of 3:0. Prior to this match, Myanmar had not suffered a defeat in two successive games against Malaysia, registering a total of 1 win and 1 draw.
Hosting evidently helped in the previous 3 encounters, with the home side recording 2 wins and preventing their opponents from getting the better of them in 3 out of 3 matches. None of the last three clashes saw both sides hit the back of the net, and one featured more than two and a half goals. Myanmar kept two clean sheets during that time, and Malaysia also did not concede in two of the matches. These three encounters ended with a total of four goals. In their last match, Myanmar registered a 6:0 away defeat versus Thailand in the Friendlies on December 11.
The club is currently experiencing a streak of no wins for six consecutive matches, with a total of five defeats and one draw. In the last 10 encounters with Myanmar, playing at home proved to be very beneficial. The hosting side enjoyed wins seven times and managed to stay undefeated in eight matches. Only one of the team’s most recent 10 matches ended in a draw. Across their previous five games, two produced over 2.5 goals, and one saw both sides net goals. Myanmar succeeded in keeping one clean sheet during these matches, while they proved unsuccessful in scoring four. The statistics show that the team’s five most recent meetings averaged 3.00 goals.