Dong Nai recorded their first win of the 2014 V.League 1 season after beating Hai Phong 2-1 at the Lach Tray Stadium on Saturday.
Luiz Henrique fired the visitors ahead two minutes before halftime, before they doubled their lead when Nguyen Duc Nhan found the back of the net eight minutes after the hour mark.
Former BEC Tero Sasana striker Lucas Gaucho did manage to pull one back for Hai Phong in the 77th minute, but they were unable to find an equaliser as Dong Nai held on for maximum points.
Over at the Long An Stadium, QNK Quang Nam claimed their first win in four games after beating Dong Tam Long An 2-0.
Quang Nam edged ahead in the 36th minute through a strike from Ugandan striker Henry Kisekka, before the hosts were dealt a real blow a minute after the hour mark when they had Le Hai Anh sent off for a second bookable offence.
And eight minutes later, Dinh Thanh Trung struck his third goal of the campaign to seal the win for the visitors.
Saturday’s V.League 1 Results
Dong Tam Long An 0-2 QNK Quang Nam
Hai Phong 1-2 Dong Nai