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India vs Korea, Asian Champions Trophy 2023, Live Updates: India and Korea are tied at 1-1 in 2nd quarter thanks to goals from Nilakanta Sharma and Kim Sunghyun. Indian men’s hockey team take on Korea in the Asian Champions Trophy match on Monday at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium in Chennai. Earlier on Sunday, India defeated Malaysia 5-0 in a round-robin fixture. Local favourite Karthi Selvam (15th minute) and vice-captain Hardik Singh (32′) were on target, along with skipper Harmanpreet Singh (42′), Gurjant Singh (53′) and Jugraj Singh (54′). The result took India to the top of the table, helping them inch closer to sealing a semifinals’ berth.
Here are the Live Updates of India vs Korea, Asian Champions Trophy Hockey match:
India vs Korea Live: Second Quarter!
The second quarter has started much like the first one with both India and Korea looking desperate to grab that initial advantage. End-to-end play at the moment!
India 1-1 Korea
India vs Korea Live: End of first quarter!
That is the end of the first quarter and it is all level at 1-1!
India vs Korea Live: Korea equalise!
It is 1-1 and this was not expected. A sudden burst of pace from Korea and Kim Sunghyun was there at the right place to guide it into the goal.
India 1-1 Korea
India vs Korea Live: Another chance!
Another brilliant pass for Sukhjeet Singh but this time, the opportunity goes begging! He had the goalkeeper at his mercy but the finish was not up to the mark!
India 1-0 Korea
India vs Korea Live: India take the lead!
India have taken the lead and the scorer is Nilakanta Sharma! However, it was mainly thanks to a brilliant play by Sukhjeet Singh who took on the Korean defence and provided the perfect pass for the goal. Advantage India!
India 1-0 Korea
India vs Korea Live: Steady start!
Meticulous link-ups and zonal marking – These two tactics seem to be the ones that India are favouring at the moment. A slow but steady start to the game and they are looking to control possession in key areas.
India 0-0 Korea
India vs Korea Live: It’s gametime!
The match is underway and both teams will surely look to gain an early advantage!
India vs Korea Live: Tough challenge!
It will not be an easy outing for India as Korea are the defending champions. Till now, they found strong resistance from Japan but were able to draw the match to keep their unbeaten record intact.
India vs Korea Live: Time for the game!
We are minutes away from the start of the match. India will surely be looking to continue their unbeaten run in the competition.
India vs Korea Live: Pakistan win
Goals from Muhammad Khan and Afraz helped Pakistan eke out a 2-1 victory over China to stay in the race for the semifinals in the Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament on Monday. However, the defeat meant that China were knocked out of contention for the last-four stage.
India vs Korea Live: India’s winning run!
A dominant India roared back to winning ways with a 5-0 mauling of Malaysia in a round-robin fixture of the 2023 Asian Champions Trophyon Sunday. Local favourite Karthi Selvam (15th minute) and vice-captain Hardik Singh (32′) were on target, along with skipper Harmanpreet Singh (42′), Gurjant Singh (53′) and Jugraj Singh (54′).
India vs Korea Live: Malaysia beat Japan!
Malaysia fought off a late surge from Japan to secure a 3-1 win and keep their semifinal hopes alive in the Asian Champions Trophy. Najmi Jazlan (13th minute, penalty corner), Ashran Hamsani (37th) and Shello Silverius (59th) struck for Malaysia. After a flurry of missed chances, Japan finally managed to strike through Niwa Takuma (59th). The win took Malaysia to nine points after three wins and one loss.
India vs Korea Live: Hello and welcome!
Welcome to the coverage of the Asian Champions Trophy match between India and Korea. India have been enjoying a brilliant run of form with two wins and one draw in three matches. On the other hand, Korea have won one and drawn two of their matches till now.
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