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Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Asia Cup: India ties for 4-4 with South Korea and loses out of the title race


Heartbreak for India, draw 4-4 with South Korea to go out of Asia Cup title race

JAKARTA: The youthful Indian hockey group doled out some great and speedy hockey in a Super 4s match against South Korea yet an out and out triumph evaded it as a 4-4 coax pushed it out of the Asia Cup title race, here on Tuesday.


Malaysia's 5-0 win over Japan promptly in the day implied that an out and out win turned into an essential for India to meet all requirements for the highest point conflict.


As it worked out: India versus Korea


The two India, Malaysia and Korea completed on five focuses each in the Super 4 phase yet the Birendra Lakra-side fell behind on objective contrast.


Nilam Sanjeep Xess (ninth moment), Dipsan Tirkey (21st), Mahesh Sheshe Gowda (22nd) and Sakthivel Mareeswaran (37th) scored for India, while Korea scored through Jang Jonghyun (thirteenth), Ji Woo Cheon (eighteenth), Kim JungHoo (28th) and Jung Manjae (44th).


Korea will currently take on Malaysia in the last on Wednesday, while India will play Japan in the third-fourth spot order match.


It was a midfield slugfest between the different sides as the two India and Korea attempted to take high ground in the primary quarter.


India got a punishment corner in the subsequent moment yet Nilam Sanjeep Xess' work was saved by the Korean goalkeeper Jaehyeon Kim.


In any case, in the 10th moment Nilam scored with a low flick to the right base corner of the Korean net past Kim from India's subsequent punishment corner.


A short ways from the finish of the primary quarter, India surrendered a punishment corner and Jang Jonghyun was beat on track to draw level for Korea.


Korea made it 2-1 five minutes some other time when Ji Woo Cheon picked his spot in the wake of being taken care of by Jungjun Lee following a protective slip by from Pawan Rajbhar inside his own circle.


Yet, India drew level three minutes some other time when Dipsan Tirkey changed over the group's third punishment corner. Mahesh Sheshe Gowda reestablished the lead a moment later, pushing home Vishnukant Singh's pass from a counter-assault.


Korea got another punishment corner however this time the Indians shielded well to deny Jang.


A short ways from halftime, Kim JungHoo balanced for Korea through a fine field objective from an intense point as both the groups went into the breather locked 3-3.


India went full scale and reestablished their lead in the 37th moment through a plain Sakthivel Mareeswaran, who tapped in a cross from Sheshe Gowda from the right flank.


In the 42 moment Uttam Singh missed a sitter when he neglected to associate with Rajkumar's cross remaining before an open objective.


A yellow card - - brief suspension - - to Yashdeep Siwach a little ways from the second from last quarter cost India profoundly as Korea balanced again when Manjae Jung diverted in a long ball from midfield.


Only 27 seconds from the last hooter, Karthi Selvam verged on giving India the victor however Korean goalkeeper Kim Jaehyeon made twofold save to deny the champions last-heave victor. 

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