Nigeria international Abdul Razak Ekpoki scored a double for SLNA
Both two leading clubs Ha Noi T&T and Binh Duong lost while Dong Thap, Khanh Hoa and Hai Phong earned 3 points to make the title race very interesting. Meanwhile, SLNA's Razak scored 2 goals to end the long run of 28 unbeaten games of Da Nang at Chi Lang Stadium.
Dong Thap v Hoa Phat: 4-1 (Nguyen Van Ngan, Aganun (2), Ajala - Dinh Thanh Trung) Da Nang v SLNA: 2-3 (Phan Thanh Hung, Jagne - Ekpoki (2), Nguyen Hoang Helio) Nam Dinh v HAGL: 1-2 (Collante - Evaldo, Van Truong) Ha Noi T&T v Hai Phong: 1-2 (Cao Sy Cuong - Duc Thang, John Wole) Khanh Hoa v DT Long An: 2-1 (Quang Hai, Agostinho - Tshamala Kabanga) Ninh Binh v Binh Duong: 2-1 (Gustavo (2) - Philani) Navibank Sai Gon v Thanh Hoa: 0-0
1) Ha Noi T&T 37 pts 2) Dong Thap 35 pts 3) Binh Duong 35 pts 4) Hai Phong 33 pts 5) Khanh Hoa 33 pts