Slovakia beat Thailand 3-2, win King's Cup

Slovakia beat Thailand 3-2, win King's Cup

Thai players react after their team lost 3-2 to Slovakia in the King's Cup final at Rajamangala National Stadium on Sunday night. (Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill)
Thai players react after their team lost 3-2 to Slovakia in the King's Cup final at Rajamangala National Stadium on Sunday night. (Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill)

Slovakia lifted the King's Cup on Sunday after beating Thailand 3-2 on Sunday to win the final.

Slovakia took the first goal after 10 minutes from Ondrej Duda and doubled the lead from Robert Mak 34 minutes into the game at Rajamangala National Stadium.

The defending champions made it 2-1 three minutes before the half time with a goal from Jakkaphan Kaewprom.

The War Elephants put pressure on Slovakia in the second half but could not break their solid defence.

Erik Pacinda scored the third goal for the visitors 22 minutes before regular time but Pansa Hemviboon's close range 11 minutes later made it 3-2.

Slovakia returned home with the trophy for the second time.

In another match, Gabon beat the United Arab Emirates 1-0 for the third place.


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