The remaining semifinal matches
of the 2017 General Aung San
Shield tourney will be played today
Ayeyawady FC and Shan United FC play today at 3pm at Ayar Stadium, Pathein Township in Ayeyawady Region while Yadanarbon FC and Yangon United FC will play tomorrow at 5pm at Mandalarthiri Stadium in Mandalay.
The first semifinal matches were played at the home grounds of Yangon United FC and Shan United FC.
Yangon United FC won 1-0 over Yadanarbon FC, while Shan United FC played to a 1-1 draw with Ayeyawady FC.
In the second round of the semifinal matches, Yangon United FC will advance to final even if the result of tomorrow’s match is a tie.
Yadanarbon FC must win to advance to the final. It is possible for Yadanarbon FC to win as they have previously defeated Yangon United FC 3-0 on their home ground, but they were defeated by Yangon United FC by a score of 1-2 on the home field of Yangon United.
For Shan United, if they win or draw with a score of 2-2 or better, they will advance to final as they drew 1-1 to Ayeyawady FC on their home field.
Ayeyawady FC has a record three championships, but Shan United has advanced to the final only once.
According to the previous round of this season, Shan United FC has ever won against Ayeyawady FC at an away match, therefore, it will be interesting to watch how they will perform.
So far this season, Ayeyawady FC has played three times against Shan United FC, resulting in one draw and two losses.