Posted at 09/30/2011 5:34 PM | Updated as of 09/30/2011 6:33 PM
Tweet TAIPEI, Taiwan (UPDATED) - The Philippine Azkals settled for a 3-3 draw with Hong Kong in their opening match in the Long Teng Cup.
Hong Kong stormed ahead early through goals from Lee Wai Lim and Cheng Lai Hin.
The Azkals fought back, with Phil Younghusband converting a penalty to make it 1-2.
Chieffy Caligdong struck the equalizer in the 44th minute.
The Azkals took the lead again through a Caligdong goal in the second half.
The Philippines continued their attacking runs but were the recipient of several contested offside calls.
Caligdong also limped off from the match because of a leg injury in second half.
The Azkals looked set to book an upset until Hong Kong made it 3-3 through a Au Yeung Yiu Chung goal off a rebound in a freekick.
The 2 sides were reduced to 10 men in the dying minutes of the match after Jason de Jong and So Loi Keung were given red cards for fouls.
The 2011 Long Teng Cup is taking place in Chinese Taipei.
ABS-CBN will air the game on delayed basis through Studio 23 at 9:30 p.m.
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