Intercontinental Cup 2018: India vs Chinese Taipei, Live Match Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJun 01, 2018 21:57 IST

FT : India 5-0 Chinese Taipei


21:57 (IST)1 JUN 2018

FULL TIME : India 5-0 Chinese Taipei

India begin their Intercontinental Cup campaign is style as they blow away Chinese Taipei 5-0! It's gonna be a long partying night for the Indian Football Fraternity. A comprehensive all around performance from all departmends see India dismantle Chinese Taipei. A great comeback indeed for Constantine after the Kygyzstan loss. 

That's it from Sportskeeda for tonight. Keep following Sportskeeda for post match analysis, reactions and reports. This is Sayak signing off. Thank You. 

21:55 (IST)1 JUN 2018

90+4' Substitution for India : Chhetri comes off after a splendid hattrick. Alen Deory replaces the Captain. Jeje has the captain's arm band now. 

21:54 (IST)1 JUN 2018

90+4' India recover. Sandhu to take the goalkick. 

21:54 (IST)1 JUN 2018

90+3' Another corner for Taipei as India are under pressure suddenly as far as the cleansheet is concerned. 

21:53 (IST)1 JUN 2018

90+1' SAVE! Sandhu pulls of yet another save. Corner to the away side. 

21:53 (IST)1 JUN 2018

4 Minutes Added on. 

21:52 (IST)1 JUN 2018

90' CHANCE! Dorkin goes past two defenders and is clear on goal but Sandhu comes off his line and snaches the ball away off the striker's legs. The cleansheet was in trouble for a moment. 

21:51 (IST)1 JUN 2018

88' Rowlin gets in a corner, headed away. Rowlin gets a second bite of the cherry, gets in a cross but Taipei clear their lines. 

21:50 (IST)1 JUN 2018

87' Fans in the stands singing 'Vande Mataram' in Unison. Both the players and the fans have been on top today for certain. 

21:47 (IST)1 JUN 2018

84' The game is all but over now with both the teams resorting to random balls into the sky. Taiwan would love to have the final whistle now. 

21:43 (IST)1 JUN 2018

81' Substitution for India : Lalruathara replaces Pritam Kotal. 

21:41 (IST)1 JUN 2018

80' Substitution for India : Mohammed Rafique replaces Pronay Haldar who has put in quite a shit today. 

21:38 (IST)1 JUN 2018

78' GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAL! Pronay Haldar sends the crowd into dream land with an absolute belter of a shot. 

21:35 (IST)1 JUN 2018

70' The game has slowed down a bit, with India slowing down the proceedings after getting overboard. 

21:29 (IST)1 JUN 2018

68' Double Substitution for India

Anas replaced by Salam
Thapa replaced by Rowlin

21:26 (IST)1 JUN 2018

65' Corner headed away to safety. 

21:26 (IST)1 JUN 2018

64' Kuruniyan is clear on goal but is dispossessed by an on rushing opposition defender as he lined up for a shot. Corner to India. 

21:23 (IST)1 JUN 2018

60' GOAAAAAAAL! After couple of terrible misses, Chhetri scores his third of the day after a clever set piece buildup by India. 

21:18 (IST)1 JUN 2018

54' India constantly lurking around for the fourth goal as the away side look out of any idea to get one back. It's India all the way. 

21:14 (IST)1 JUN 2018

52' India swing in couple of corners, danger averted by Taipei. 

21:14 (IST)1 JUN 2018

51' Pronay Haldar goes for goal from distance, has his shot blocked, 

21:12 (IST)1 JUN 2018

49' Substitution for India : Ashique Kuruniyan handed India debut as he replaces Holicharan Narzary. 

21:10 (IST)1 JUN 2018

47' GOAAAAAAAAAAAL! WHAT A START. Udanta dribbles past two defender, wrong foots one and fires it in with his left foot. Pure Class. Brilliant Individual goal! 

21:08 (IST)1 JUN 2018

Second half kicks off. 

20:50 (IST)1 JUN 2018

HALF TIME : India 2-0 Chinese Taipei

A dominating Indian display sees Chhetri score twice as India lead 2-0 at the break. Second half ten minutes away. Stay Tuned to Sportskeeda. 

20:49 (IST)1 JUN 2018

2 Minutes Added on. 

20:49 (IST)1 JUN 2018

45' MISS! Narzary tries a reverse flick from a cross, but the ball goes wide. 

20:48 (IST)1 JUN 2018

43' Chinese Taipei get a freekick floated in towards the danger area but can't find a white shirt. India recover. 

20:47 (IST)1 JUN 2018

38' SAVE! Chhetri clear on goal with acres of space, and all the time in the world to place it past the keeper, goes for the chip and sees the ball saved. Chance wasted. 

20:43 (IST)1 JUN 2018

36' India constantly using the right flank with crosses, troubling the opposition left back. 

20:37 (IST)1 JUN 2018

32' GOAAAAAAAAAL! What beautiful one touch play. Champagne Football out there. Thapa finds Jeje who lays it off for Chhetri with a deft touch. Captain calmly places the ball in between the legs of Taipeian keeper to make it 2-0. 

20:34 (IST)1 JUN 2018

32' Anirudh Thapa has been a livewire on the field so far, chasing everything down and going all to snatch possession for India. 

20:34 (IST)1 JUN 2018

30' Chinese Taipei slowing down the game and resorting to possession based patient play, looking for an opening. 

20:30 (IST)1 JUN 2018

28' Jeje spots the Taipeian keeper off his line, shoots from distance but the latter recovers in time and collects the ball with ease. 

20:29 (IST)1 JUN 2018

27' Freekick headed away to safety by Jhingan. 

20:29 (IST)1 JUN 2018

27' Game resumes after medical help. Taipei with a freekick. 

20:27 (IST)1 JUN 2018

24' Subhasish Bose is down after a terrible collision. Medical assistance under way. 

20:24 (IST)1 JUN 2018

22' India with number of crosses from the right but not able to find the main man. 

20:22 (IST)1 JUN 2018

20' Corner goes out of play. Goalkick to Chinese Taipei. 

20:22 (IST)1 JUN 2018

19' SAVE! Chhetri and Jeje have a brilliant chance to double the lead, but get missed up upfront allowing the opposition to recover. Chhetri does manage a shot with his weaker foot and earns a corner. 

20:21 (IST)1 JUN 2018

16' The Pilgrims are bringing the roof down with their super loud chants. 

20:17 (IST)1 JUN 2018

14' GOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAL! Jeje dribbles past one defender, forwards a beautiful ball towards Chhetri who calmly places his it into the back of the net past a hapless Taipei keeper. 

20:15 (IST)1 JUN 2018

12' WIDE! The Chhetri Freekick is inches wide of the target. 

20:14 (IST)1 JUN 2018

10' Freekick for India as Chhetri is illegally pushed from behind. The man responsible has been booked. The freekick  is just outside the box and certainly , Chhetri will go for goal from here. 

20:12 (IST)1 JUN 2018

8' After a fiery India start, the game has quietened up a bit. 

20:07 (IST)1 JUN 2018

6' Taipei force Sandhu to make a save.

20:05 (IST)1 JUN 2018

3' MISS! Udanta sets up Chhetri on a plate, who misses the target by a whisker. India on top in the initial minutes. 

20:04 (IST)1 JUN 2018

1' Udanta crosses in from the right, the opposition goalkeeper struggles to keep possession of the ball initially, but gets his lines clear eventually. 

20:03 (IST)1 JUN 2018

KICK-OFF! India in Blue get us underway against the Chinese Taipei Whites. 

20:01 (IST)1 JUN 2018

Pre-Match Photographs and Formalities are done and dusted. Kick-off moments away!
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