Striker Joao Paulo netted a double in the 14th and 53rd minutes. The match also saw two red cards of Quang The Tai of Viettel FC and then Jermie Lynch of Hai Phong FC.

The win has helped Viettel escape from the dangerous zone of the table as Viettel FC now has 13 points and secures the tenth place in the V-League table.

Joao Paulo scores two goals for Viettel FC

In another game, Ho Chi Minh City FC beat Song Lam Nghe An FC 2-1 at Thong Nhat stadium to continue to top the table with 26 points.

Meanwhile, SHB Da Nang FC beat Hoang Anh Gia Lai FC 2-1, and Khanh Hoa FC defeated Quang Nam FC 3-2.

Translated by Song Anh