Thailand's Korrakot Wiriyaudomsiri scored direct from a corner as the holders beat Indonesia 4-2 in the AFF Suzuki Cup on Saturday, while Sven-Goran Eriksson notched up his second win in a row as Philippines coach.
Korrakot curled in his left-foot effort to cancel out Zulfiandi's long-range opener for Indonesia before delivering a free kick in first half injury time from which Pansa Hemviboon gave the defending champions the lead.
Milovan Rajevac's Thai side went into cruise control in the second...
Sven-Goran Eriksson started his stint as Philippines head coach with a 1-0 win over Singapore in their AFF Suzuki Cup opener on Tuesday evening.
The former England manager was appointed last month to lead Philippines through the AFF Suzuki Cup before taking the Azkals to their first appearance at the finals of the Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates in January.
The Swede, though, has work to do if he is to build a team that will make much of an impression at the continental championships early...
Group B of the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup is, on paper, the tougher of the two groups. ESPN FC takes a look at the five hopefuls:
Form: After their exploits during qualification for the 2018 World Cup, the War Elephants -- going for a third successive AFF Cup crown -- have been taking on some African, Caribbean and European opposition recently and have looked pretty good.
Coach: Milovan Rajevac. The Serbian has made Thailand more organised and harder to beat than in the past, though some of the...