The Philippine Azkals will have their first home game of the year on Sunday when the team clashes with Malaysia in Cebu. Live TV coverage will be on ABS CBN Sports and Action Channel 23 starting 6:30pm. Kickoff is at seven pm .
It's the return leg of this year's home-and-away series with the Harimau Malaya. Earlier in the year the two teams played to a goalless draw in Malaysia, as they did in their previous meeting before that in 2012.
Thomas Dooley comes to the Queen City with a depleted side that is missing many of its regulars. Phil Younghusband is not in 22-man roster, reportedly due to a groin injury. Phil has been battling plenty of niggling injuries of late. If you'll recall, in the most recent international friendly against Nepal, Younghusband came on as a second-half substitute with a bandaged left leg.
Captain Rob Gier is also unable to come because of a family commitment. Gier's central defense partner, Juani Guirado, is also missing the match because his wife is about toRead More »from Azkals- Malaysia preview: a question of depth