Azkals rip Guam, 4-1, in qualifiers

Veterans Angel Guirado and Patrick Reichelt showed the way for the Philippine Azkals in their 4-1 stopping of Guam.

Azkals rip Guam, 4-1, in qualifiers
Angel Guirado
Early goals from Guirado and Reichelt paved the way for the Azkals’ first win in two games in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers on Tuesday at the Guam FA Training Center.

Guirado struck in the 7th minute before Reichelt found the net in the 12th.

Stephan Schrock’s cross to Guirado opened up scoring for the Azkals, while Reichelt secured a tap-in to double the lead.

In the second half, Guam scored on a penalty off a Carlie de Murga foul, which allowed Marcus Lopez to convert a spot kick to make it 2-1 at the 67th minute.

In the 70th minute, Schrock dribbled his way from the left wing into the center, and blasted home a low strike past the Guam keeper.

Later, the Philippines put the game beyond reach in the 81st minute, when Patrick Strauss netted a goal off Mark Hartmann’s assist to make it 4-1 with only nine minutes left in regulation.

The Azkals, who lost to Syria, 2-5, last September 5 at Panaad, return to action on October 15 when they meet China. 

Topics: Angel Guirado , Patrick Reichelt , Philippine Azkals , Carlie de Murga
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