India Sr. Women’s Hockey Team Lost the Third Match but Won the Series with a Lead

May 24, 2019

After two consecutive wins the first two matches of the Korean three-day match series, the team India faced the first defeat in the third match with a score IND 0-4 KOR but eventually winning the series with IND 2-1 KOR.

Below are the highlights of the match.

Quarter 1 – In the first quarter, team Korea earned the first PC in the early minutes and gave a great shot at the goal by saved by Savita. Another PC to team Korea but no goal was recorded. In the next minutes, team India got the PC but missed the goal. Both the teams gave best shots but missed and the score at the end of Quarter 1 was IND 0-0 KOR.

Quarter 2 – In the second quarter, again the PC was awarded to team Korea, but team India played defensive to avoid any loss. The Korean team finally managed to score a goal in the 29th minute, thereby making the score IND 0-1 KOR at the end of the first half.

Quarter 3 – Team India was seeking out goal scoring opportunities, but again the team Korea scored a goal with another back to bach goal making the score IND 0-3 KOR at the end of the third quarter.

Quarter 4 – In the final quarter, team India gave another great shot but missed unfortunately and the hosts gave another shot at the goal and recorded a goal again. In spite of trying hard, team India lost this time at a score of IND 0-4 KOR.

At the end of the series, the Chief coach said that the Korean team is good than ours, but the performance the Indian team gave in the first two matches was good. She added that we are improving and will continue to improve to give the best in the upcoming FIH finals in Hiroshima.

Keep watching this space for more updates of the upcoming matches.

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