No time to sulk, Azkals look to move on after China rout

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Determined to share the ball, Salado joins D-League record books Trump’s impeachment defense, prosecutors dig in China reports 17 new cases in viral pneumonia outbreak Missile-capable frigate BRP Jose Rizal inches closer to entering PH Navy’s fleet Philippine Azkals Photo by: Tristan Tamayo/Inquirer.netGUANGZHOU—There’s little time to sulk for the Philippine Azkals on the heels of their worst loss in 15 years here.With a crucial AFC Asian Cup Qualifier coming up against Tajikistan in Dushanbe, the Azkals quickly shrugged off a heavy 1-8 defeat to China last Wednesday night in a friendly at Tianhe Stadium here.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ View commentscenter_img LATEST STORIES Gerald: Just because I’ve been bashed doesn’t mean I’d stop working For Ina, portraying a zombie is like an ‘out-of-body experience’ Swing Out Sister back to PH this April More Taal volcanic quakes recorded despite weaker eruptions Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ The team will try to figure out what went wrong against a strong Chinese side, which has now won 13 straight matches against the Philippines.While the attack looked threatening for most of the first half, the Azkals’ defense was exposed time and again by the technically gifted and more cohesive Chinese team. The loss was tough to take for the team with several players getting into a heated argument at the changing room after the match.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSMcGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC returnSPORTSBreak new ground“The game showed us how much we have to work to play at that level in Asia,” said coach Thomas Dooley who is now focusing on the Tajikistan match on Tuesday.last_img read more

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