Hosts Vietnam held a 2-2 draw with Indonesia in their opening Group A match at the 2014 Southeast Asian Football Championship - AFF Suzuki Cup in Hanoi on November 22.

Midfielder Thanh Luong of Vietnam scored the first goal in the 11th minute following a corner kick.

In the 33rd minute, Vietnamese defender Tien Thanh missed his header, letting the loose ball come to Zamrun, who made a diving cross to beat keeper Nguyen Manh and level the score.

Le Cong Vinh, who replaced Hai Anh in the 55th minute, had a one-two with striker Van Quyet before lifting the score to 2-1 for Vietnam in the 69th minute.

However, in the 83 rd minute, the visiting team Indonesia leveled the game 2-2 following an attack by Samsul.

In the other game of Group A on the same day, the Philippines came from behind to beat Laos 4-1.

On November 25, Vietnam will take on Laos while the Philippines will face Indonesia . The hosts will then play with the Filipinos on November 28.

The 2014 AFF Suzuki Cup is co-hosted by Vietnam and Singapore from November 22 to December 20.

Games of Group A that includes Laos , the Philippines , Indonesia and Vietnam are staged in Hanoi . Thailand , Myanmar , Malaysia , and host Singapore are placed in Group B.

The semifinal and final games of the tournament will take place from December 6 to 20.-VNA