Hong Kong v Cambodia: Mixu Paatelainen’s team looks for flying start in World Cup qualifying opener in Phnom Penh

Hong Kong’s representative team is hoping to provide the city with some badly needed good news as they kick off their 2022 World Cup Asian zone second round qualifying campaign against hosts Cambodia on Thursday.

Hong Kong have never lost to the Southeast Asian nation in their five previous encounters, including two friendlies in 2016, putting pressure on new coach Mixu Paatelainen. The Finn has had only one match as preparation for their appearance at National Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh.

In full: https://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/3025709/hong-kong-v-cambodia-mixu-paatelainens-team-looks-flying-start

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