China and Malaysia just had a friendly match. This was the first time they met each other in 10 years. Their last meeting on September 10, 2013, was also a friendly match, when China won 2-0. This match is one of four friendly matches that China arranged before the second qualifying round of the 2026 World Cup in Asia.
China and Malaysia have met three times, in which China won twice, the other match ended in a draw. China has won 3, drawn 1 and lost once in the last 5 home matches. Malaysia has won 2, drawn 1 and lost 2 in the last 5 away matches.
Surprisingly, the away team scored an early goal in the 11th minute thanks to Faisal Halim when he made a beautiful cross-field shot. More than 20 minutes later, China scored a draw thanks to Lam Luong Minh. The situation stemmed from a Chinese free kick. The ball was bounced but Luong Minh picked up the second ball and finished from outside the penalty area.
1-1 was the final score of the matchChina will have another friendly match at home with Syria.
Thanh Vu | 20:18 September 9, 2023