India’s marketing campaign in ladies’s soccer began on a disappointing be aware after a formidable first half as higher-ranked Chinese Taipei rallied to win 2-1 within the Asian Games right here on Thursday.
The Thomas Dennerby-coached aspect dominated the primary half. The opening objective got here proper after the break when Anju Tamang scored within the forty seventh minute.
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Her preliminary strike on the objective was stopped by Ming Jung however Anju was there to hit again on the rebound.
In the absence of their star goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan, who’s recovering from a knee harm, Shreya Hooda did a neat job within the first half when she thwarted a flurry of assaults from Chinese Taipei.
But Chinese Taipei hit again within the 68th minute when Li-Chin Lai, identified to be a left-footer, unleashed a strong strike along with her proper foot that rattled the cross bar earlier than moving into the objective.
In the 84th minute, substitute Hsuan Su scored the successful objective after a goalkeeping mistake by Shreya, who misjudged the trajectory of an extended ball that got here contained in the field.
Su collected it with ease and slotted it into the underside proper nook.