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Indian women’s hockey team end series with 0-4 loss to South Korea

first_img Next Indo-Asian News Service JincheonMay 24, 2019UPDATED: May 24, 2019 16:48 IST Indian women’s hockey team lost 0-4 to South Korea. (Twitter/@TheHockeyIndia)HIGHLIGHTSIndian women hockey team lost the inconsequential series game 0-4 to South AfricaIndia had already clinched the series with 2 wins earlierIndian coach Sjoerd Marijne said India will have to learn from the experiencesThe Indian women’s hockey team lost 0-4 to hosts South Korea in the third match of the series here on Friday. India had earlier registered two back-to-back wins but could not muster a third win to end the series on a sweet note.The team’s defense was put under pressure right from the start as the hosts made successful forays into the striking circle. They created as many as five penalty corners in the match and converted one in the 29th minute.Jang Heesan was the one to score first following which the Indian team conceded back-to-back goals in the 41st minute through Kim Hyunji and Kang Jina. The 0-3 lead dented India’s comeback in the match while Lee Yuri’s goal in the 53rd minute sealed the match for the hosts.”The learning process is always with ups and downs and today was one such experience where we had to deal with setbacks early on and could not recover. But this does not mean we won’t learn from this experience,” stated coach Sjoerd Marijne after the match.He added that the “Republic Of Korea is a good team and today they were much better than us. But I am happy with our performances in the first two matches. And now we know what we must improve upon to be fully prepared for the FIH Women’s Series Finals Hiroshima 2019.”Also Read | India take unassailable 2-0 lead over Korea, clinch women’s hockey seriesAlso Read | Indian women’s hockey team beat South Korea 2-1 in tour openerAlso SeeadvertisementFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAnita Jat Tags :Follow Jang HeesanFollow Kim HyunjiFollow Kang JinaFollow Lee YuriFollow Sjoerd MarijneFollow FIH Women’s Series Finals Hiroshima 2019 Indian women’s hockey team end series with 0-4 loss to South KoreaAfter two back-to-back wins, Indian women’s hockey team lost 0-4 to South Korea in the third and final game of the series.advertisementlast_img

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