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Cambodia get shut out again by the Philippines

Cambodia get shut out again by the Philippines

Cambodia were blanked 3-0 in their friendly clash against the Philippines in Manila on Friday night, a marked improvement from their 8-0 humbling from the same opponents 20 months ago in the AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers.

The hosts opened the scoring on 13 minutes through 20-year-old Japanese-Filipino striker Daisuke Sato, who smashed a thunderbolt from long range past Cambodian keeper You Saty.

Manny Ott then doubled the advantage for the Azkals on 40 minutes after knocking home a rebound from a Phil Younghusband strike.

Lee Tae Hoon’s Angkor Warriors showed more promise in the second half, with Khuon Laboravy and Sos Suhanaboth sending shots off the bar.

However, former Chelsea youth-team star Younghusband had the last say in time added on with his milestone 40th goal for the Philippines.

Cambodia now head to Singapore for another friendly against the Lions at Yishun Stadium from 7pm Cambodian time tonight.

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