In an exciting matchup during the Hero Asian Championship field Hockey Trophy, India Defeats South Korea 4-1. The victory came about when Harmanpreet Signh scored a hat-trick of penalty corner conversation. In addition, this victory knocked South Koreans out of the semi-finals and they will be returning home without a shot at the trophy.
This is the fifth edition of the Asian Hockey Champions Trophy which is a tournament held for the six best Asian field hockey national teams. This year the tournament is being hosted by the Oman Hockey Association. Furthermore, the host of this year’s tournament is Hero MotoCorp, a global partner of the International Hockey Federation.
Even though South Korea will not be in the finals, they will play against Oman on October 27. This is to decide the fifth and sixth positions in the 2018 Asian Championship.
India vs. South Korea Game Recap
Harmanpreet Singh led the opening score for India in the fifth minutet with a firm drag-flick. He came back to score two objectives in the last quarter with grating shots in the 47th and 59th moment. This led to wind up the competition’s third player to score a treble.
India’s Dilpreet Singh and Pakistan’s Aleem Bilal are alternate players to have enlisted cap traps in the Asian Champions Trophy. After Harmanpreet Singh opened the scoring, Gurjant made it 2-0 in the tenth minute. Furthermore, he got a through ball over the hover, pivoted and sent a stinging shot into the sheets.
Lee picked a short go inside the scoring zone and sent a grating shot into the upper left corner of the objective. However, Korea couldn’t convey objective bearing shots in a few openings the group made after half-time. According to several sportsbook PPH companies, the goal-scoring action by Harmanreet sealed the fate of the match.