India vs South Korea Hockey Asia Cup 2022 Super 4s Highlights: India playout hard-fought draw against South Korea
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Defending champions India would look for an outright win against South Korea in their final Super 4 round-robin league match to book their place in the final of the Asia Cup men's hockey tournament in Jakarta on Tuesday (May 31). India had almost clinched a spot in the title clash on Sunday before Razie Rahim turned out to be Malaysia’s saviour with a hat-trick in an enthralling 3-3 draw in their second ‘Super 4’ encounter. India had earlier defeated Japan 2-1 in their first match on Saturday. As the Super 4’s table stands, South Korea with a goal difference of +2 (5-3) are on top with India (GD) of +1 (5-4) are placed second. Japan with two defeats are out of the reckoning while Malaysia (GD) 0 (5-5) have an outside chance if they can beat Japan by a comprehensive margin (minimum 2 goals) provided India and South Korea match ends in a draw.
India settle for a 4-4 draw against South Korea after a high intensity contest between the two sides. Well played by both the teams but South Korea celebrated after the full-time whistle as if they won and India were extremely disaapointed.
IND 4 - 4 KOR
South Korea equalise again as they score their fourth goal, Jung Manjae gets them back into the game and India have to reply back again to qualify. End of third quarter.
IND 4-4 KOR
India back in the lead with a stunner open field goal from Mareeswaren Sakthivel. India need to win this fixture in order to qualify and they are leaving no easy chances for Korea in order to do so. Things are heating up with every second on the clock ticking.
IND 4 - 3 KOR
Korea BOUNCE-BACK AGAIN!
South Korea with another field goal in the second quarter to equalise the match again as Kim Jung Hoo scores for Korea. Both are looking for a breakthrough again as things heat up. It's half time and the scores stay level at 3-3.
IND 3-3 KOR
India bounce back with another one from . South Korea in despair as India lead now with one goal up. The contest is going neck-to-neck at the moment.
IND 3-2 KOR
South Korea reply to the first quarter dominance of India with a goal and taking the lead in the second quarter start. Ji Woo Cheon gets Korea the lead.
IND 1 - 2 KOR
End of first quarter
The first quarter finishes up at 1-1 between India and South Korea. Brilliant performance from the start from India but Korea have snatched back a goal.
IND 1 - 1 KOR
South Korea bounce back as Jang Jonghyun converts from the penalty corner late in the first quarter. Indian players with disappointment on their face after a dominant performance in the first quarter.
IND 1 - 1 KOR
India STRIKE first! Neelam Sanjeev converts the penalty corner India got and Korea finally concede after waves of attacks from the Men in Blue.
IND 1 - 0 KOR
India win a penalty corner but fail to convert as Korea showcase some brilliant defending. India are looking in mood today with some real aggression since the starting whistle.
IND 0 - 0 KOR