Zeenews Sports Bureau
London: Indian hockey team’s disastrous run at the Olympics continued as they crashed to their 4th consecutive defeat agaist South Korea 4-1.
Here is how the game panned out...
70 min Penalty corner for Korea. GOAL !!! again for Korea. Hyun Nam strikes, And that is the end of the game now. KOREA WIN 4-1.
69 min GOAL !!! for Korea. A Fantastic counter attack goal. Koreans broke away with pace and the Indian defence could not match up. LEE Seung Il was the goal scorer.
FINAL SCORE: IND 1 : 3 KOR
67 min Long strikes by the Indians but the Korean keeper does well.
66 min What a chance for India, Sandeep and Uthappa fail to connect a Tushar cross in front of the goal.
64 min Sunil with a long strike in but nobody home.
61 min Dharamvir with the attack but sniffed out by the Koreans.
59 min GOAL !!! for Korea. They are 2-1 up. Hyun Nam with the strike as Korea play a dummy.
58 min Penalty corner for Korea.
54 min India moving forward well now with Chandi on the attack.
53 min Sreeejesh with another save. India hanging in a balance.
50 min Green Card for Uthappa.
46 min great opportunity for Korea but keeper Sreejesh does well to close in the angle early.
45 min Counter attack by India and Tushar's pass from left flank is not taken by either Sunil or Dharamvir.
42 min Ignace's suspension ends
41 min Green card for Ignace Tirkey.
37 min Sreejesh comes in for Kepper Chetri.
36 min G Chandi misses a chance in front of the Korean goalpost.
Match underway in the 2nd half.
35 min That is half time now.
33 min Another Penalty Corner for India and Sandeep's flick gets deflected off the cross-bars.
30 min Penalty Corner for India: Chandi finds a foot of Lee Korean captain as the ball gets deflected.
18 min India defending well, even as a scoop from 25-yard area enters the d, a lone Ind defender clears it.
16 min India on the offencive now with some neat passing.
15 min Game resumes as the Korean player leaves on a stretcher.
14 min Game is stopped after a Korean player is hit with the ball. IT was a solid 3 men Indian atack but tushar struck the ball wildly that hit the player.
11 min GOAL!!! for India. Gurwinder Singh Chandi with the strike as he deflected a SV Sunil pass into the open net, he was unmarked.
8 min First attack by the Indians as SV Sunil passes the ball to Shivendra but the forward fails to reach the ball.
6 min GOAL!!! Korea goes up 1-0.Jong Hyun's flick is high and goes to the top right corner of the net, nowhere close to Chetri.
5 min Penalty Corner for Korea.
3 min Korean free hit in India's quarter. India clears and manages a counter-attack. The ball is lost in the midfield.
The match is underway.
Live updates from the Preliminary round, Group B hockey fixture between India and South Korea.
The match is scheduled to start at 6:15 pm Indian team.
Matches played (India)
GER 5 - 2 IND
NZL 3 - 1 IND
NED 3 - 2 IND
Matches played (Korea)
BEL 2 - 1 KOR
KOR 0 - 1 GER
KOR 2 - 0 NZL