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Asian Games 2018, Men's Volleyall, Day 8: India vs Japan, Live Score, Latest Updates & Results

Japan leads 25-23, 25-22, 23-25
Updated: 26 August 2018 13:10 IST - Published: 26 August 2018 10:29 IST
That's all from the match between India and Japan! 

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Japan beats India 25-23, 25-22, 23-25, 25-20! 

A commanding performance from the Japanese to win the first two sets before the Indians regained the hidden spark to strike a comeback and win the third set. However, the Japanese held on in the fourth set to seal the match in their favour. 
There you have it! 
Japan clinches the set 25 -20 and with that, the match as well! 

A spike from Takamatsu does the trick as Rohit Kumar looks to keep it in play but is goes away from him. 
India slowly making a comeback here! Two points in a row for the Men in Blue as the Japanese still stand on point! 

India 20 - 24 Japan. 
Set and match point to Japan! 

Dekita's spike is too good for Pattani's dig on the right side. 
India still in the game as Akhin sends in a spike that beats Takano's dig

India 18 - 23 Japan. 
However, Japan strike a big comeback to collect two points in a row. 

India 17 - 23 Japan. 
Deepak Sinha's serve is not met by Takano and India get another point. 

India 17 - 21 Japan. 
Prabagaran roars as he picks a point through a magnificent spike! 

India 16 - 21 Japan. 
Two more points now for Japan. They Japanese now have a six-point lead. 

India 15 - 21 Japan. 
Takano's spike is too good for Rohit, who dives down to keep the ball in play but in vain. 

India 15 - 19 Japan. 
Rohit Kumar's serve is received but Dekita's spike goes out of bounds. 

India 15 -18 Japan. 
Jerome this time pulls one back with a quick spike at the center. 

India 14 - 18 Japan. 
The lead has now swelled to five points and the Indians seem to have lost steam. 
Jerome Charles' serve is wide and off target. 

India 13 - 18 Japan. 
Deepesh Kumar Sinha pulls off a fantastic block to deny Denda a spike! 

India 13 - 17 Japan. 
However, he misses out on his serve as it flies over the boundary. 

India 11 - 17 Japan. 
Akhin Gopala spikes over Takano's attempted dig to hand India a point. 

India 11 - 16 Japan. 
Chijiki sends in a fiery serve as Prabagaran fails to receive. 

India 10 - 16 Japan. 
Prabagaran's serve missed its mark, Japan get the point. 

India 10 - 14 Japan. 
India strikes back with two points but the Japanese do well to retain the lead. 

India 9 - 13 Japan. 
Two points in a row now for Japan as they race away to a three-point lead. 

India 7 - 10 Japan. 
Japan now have the lead in the match, albeit one point. 

India 7 - 8 Japan. 
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