The match was part of Vietnam’s training to prepare for the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Futsal Championship 2019, scheduled to take place in HCM City from October 21-27 next year. Vietnam dominated the game but were unable to break the Thai Port defence and conceded a goal in the 36th minute. The equaliser came with just 15 seconds to go. Vietnam will next meet D.Highway of the Thai League on October 26. Vietnam’s goal at the upcoming AFF event is to reach to the final. They will compete alongside Thailand, Timor Leste and Cambodia in Group A. Group B consists of Malaysia, Myanmar, Indonesia and Australia.