2018 SeasonAll times ET
Pre-tournament favourites Vietnam were held to a 0-0 draw by Myanmar as the duo remained locked in the top two positions in group A.
Vietnam maintained their perfect start to the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup on Friday as Park Hang-seo's side beat Malaysia 2-0 at Hanoi's My Dinh Stadium.
Malaysia are moving forward but don't yet have the look of AFF Cup champions. Vietnam will show just how close, or far away, they are.
Malaysia opened the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup with a 1-0 victory over Cambodia in Group A on Thursday.
There are plenty of local rivalries at play in Group A of the AFF Cup. ESPN FC runs the rule over Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos.
Vietnam suffered a heart-breaking 2-1 loss after extra-time against Uzbekistan in the AFC U23 Championship final in snowy Changzhou, China on Sunday.
Malaysia and Singapore fell one spot each in the latest FIFA rankings to reach historical lows of 175th and 173rd respectively.
Vietnam survived a late onslaught from Syria to claim a 0-0 draw and join Malaysia in the AFC U23 quarterfinals in China, with Thailand eliminated.
Malaysia coach Ong Kim Swee paid tribute to the character of his history-making team ahead of Saturday's quarterfinal in the AFC U23 Championship.
Australia have been stopped in their tracks by Vietnam, falling 1-0 in their second Under-23 Asian Championship outing.
Former Manchester United prospect Rodrigo Possebon is attempting to revive his fading career by joining Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) FC in Vietnam.
Muang Thong United warmed up for their upcoming AFC Champions League qualifier vs. Malaysian champions JDT by winning the Mekong Club Championship.
Hanoi-based coach Steve Darby gives his five Vietnam football wishes for 2018 as the Golden Stars aim for a second AFF Suzuki Cup title in December.
Philippines blew a chance to seal their place at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup as they laboured to a 0-0 draw in Nepal and will now have to wait until March.
Coach Ong Kim Swee believes Malaysia have what it takes to hold their own versus Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Jordan at the AFC U23 Championship in January.
The Cambodian national team have parted company with head coach Leonardo Vitorino, with the Brazilian having spent just seven months in the job.
Vietnam head coach Park Hang-Seo is targeting a place in the world's top 100 as he gets to work with the Golden Stars this week.
Vietnam are on the verge of qualifying for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup after they went joint top of Group B with a dominant 5-0 victory over Cambodia.
Former Thailand and Cameroon head coach Winfried Schafer, of Germany, has been appointed as the new manager of Iranian giants Esteghlal FC.
Vietnam have appointed South Korea's Park Hang-Seo, ex-assistant to Guus Hiddink, as their new coach for their 2019 Asian Cup qualifying campaign.
Kiatisuk Senumuang has denied rumours he is set to take charge of the Vietnam national team, adding his first priority is to complete his Pro Licence.
Kiatisuk Senumuang has been linked with the vacant position of Vietnam coach after meeting officials from the country at the AFF meeting in Indonesia.