Azlan Shah: India concede late goal to go down 1-2 against South Korea

After this loss, the Indians will find it difficult to qualify for the final in the six-team tournament. Two top teams from the round-robin league will play in the final.

updated: March 10, 2013 18:26 IST
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Ipoh, Malaysia: A defensive lapse towards the end cost India dear as they went down 1-2 against South Korea to suffer their second consecutive defeat in the Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey tournament in Ipoh on Sunday.

After their spirited fight in the 3-4 defeat against the Australians, much was expected from the Indians but they disappointed as they were outplayed in the first half by the Koreans who led 1-0 through a goal from Kang Moon Kweon.

The Indians though regrouped in the second session and found the equaliser in the 39th minute with Malak Singh finding the target.

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