Intercontinental Cup 2018: New Zealand vs Chinese Taipei, Live Match Updates

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedJun 06, 2018 13:25 IST

FT : Chinese Taipei 0-1 New Zealand


21:58 (IST)5 JUN 2018

FULL TIME : Chinese Taipei 0-1 New Zealand

A second half dominated largely by Chinese Taipei could not breach the New Zealand defence as the All Whites register their first win of the tournament. 

Intercontinental Cup Action returns on 7th June as India will face the Kiwis for a place in the final.

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21:57 (IST)5 JUN 2018

90+6' Taipei going all out now for the equaliser but the finishing has been sloppy from the East Asian side.

21:54 (IST)5 JUN 2018

90+4' Chuan Chen skies a shot from outside the box. Wasted opportunity.

21:53 (IST)5 JUN 2018

90+2' It's been all Chinese Taipei since the last twenty minutes. They have got in numerous shots and crosses, but the Kiwis have yeld them somehow.

21:51 (IST)5 JUN 2018

7 Minutes Added on.

21:50 (IST)5 JUN 2018

86' SAVE! An Chen heads on to target from the corner, Tzanev tips his fingers to parry it away.

21:49 (IST)5 JUN 2018

84' SHOT! Hao Wei shoots inches wide.

21:44 (IST)5 JUN 2018

80' Chinese Taipei crossing relentlesly from the right but off to benefit.

21:37 (IST)5 JUN 2018

75' Billingsley goes down in the box, but referee sidelines the claims for a penalty.

21:36 (IST)5 JUN 2018

73' Hao Wei crosses in from the right but Tzanev collects.

21:32 (IST)5 JUN 2018

70' MISS! Chance of the match for Taipei as Hao Wei shoots agonizingly wide.

21:28 (IST)5 JUN 2018

67' Hao Wei's cross is blocked at the right by Ingham.

21:28 (IST)5 JUN 2018

66' Mao Li chases the ball for 30 metres but in lost cause. New Zealand recover.

21:23 (IST)5 JUN 2018

61' Bevan comes off for Billingsley, Cameron comes off for Lewis.

21:20 (IST)5 JUN 2018

59' Donkin is down injured and is subbed off.

21:17 (IST)5 JUN 2018

54' Sarpreet with all the time in the world in front of the goal, fails to sort out his feet allowing Kuei Yung to go for a last ditch tackle on Singh to dispossess him.

21:15 (IST)5 JUN 2018

53' Hao Wei with an amazing curling effort, inches wide of the target.

21:11 (IST)5 JUN 2018

50' Wei Chan gets a corner in, but NZ clear their lines.

21:08 (IST)5 JUN 2018

47' SAVE! Curled attempt from Ingham but Chieh Pan saves.

21:06 (IST)5 JUN 2018

Second Half kicks-off.

20:52 (IST)5 JUN 2018

HALF TIME : Chinese Taipei 0-1 New Zealand

An evenly matched first half comes to a close with New Zealand the lead courtesy a Bevan penalty.

Second half ten minutes away. Stay Tuned to Sportskeeda!

20:51 (IST)5 JUN 2018

45+4' Corner cleared away by the Kiwis.

20:50 (IST)5 JUN 2018

45+3' SHOT! Yang Chen with a belter of a shot on goal, Tzanev parries it away for a corner.

20:49 (IST)5 JUN 2018

45+2' Boxall booked for a late challenge on Lun Lin.

20:47 (IST)5 JUN 2018

2 Minutes Added on.

20:46 (IST)5 JUN 2018

43' Sarpeet Singh goes past two defenders, nutmegs the third one but eventually gets outnumbered.

20:43 (IST)5 JUN 2018

41' Corner towards Wihongi, who fails to find the header. Chance goes abegging for NZ.

20:41 (IST)5 JUN 2018

39' Chinese Taipei get a corner at the near post, Kiwis clear the danger.

20:37 (IST)5 JUN 2018

36' GOAL! Stefan Bevans gives New Zealand the lead from the spot. 1-0.

20:36 (IST)5 JUN 2018

35' Hung brings down Sarpreet Singh in the box. Penalty to New Zealand.

20:35 (IST)5 JUN 2018

33' Chinese Taipei are slowly taking over the game with positive bit of play.

20:33 (IST)5 JUN 2018

31' The game has now become a cagey affair after the energetic initial start.

20:28 (IST)5 JUN 2018

26' Yang Chen goes for the spectacular from distance, but the shot is miles wide of the target.

20:25 (IST)5 JUN 2018

23' Donkins goes for goal from the freekick, Tzanev upto the task.

20:25 (IST)5 JUN 2018

22' Freekick to Taipei. Could go for a direct attempt.

20:18 (IST)5 JUN 2018

17' Chieh Pan parries away the incoming ball from the corner. Taipei recover.

20:17 (IST)5 JUN 2018

15' Hung with a brilliant last ditch tackle on Bevan. Corner to NZ.

20:15 (IST)5 JUN 2018

14' Hao Wei caught in two minds, as his cross from the right ends up in Tzanev hands. Looked more like a shot than a cross.

20:13 (IST)5 JUN 2018

12' Donkin shoots, Tzanev saves.

20:12 (IST)5 JUN 2018

11' Lun Lin shoots wide.

20:12 (IST)5 JUN 2018

10' New Zealand creating all sorts of trouble for Taipei, as they have three shots in 30 seconds. Taipei manage to avert the danger by throwing themselves in front of the ball.

20:10 (IST)5 JUN 2018

9' Sarpreet Singh's freekick finds Bevan who shoots, but gets his shot blocked away for a corner.

20:09 (IST)5 JUN 2018

8' Hung fouls Cameron in the right. Freekick to New Zealand.

20:07 (IST)5 JUN 2018

6' Hao Chei-Wan is played through with an aerial ball, but he skies it.

20:04 (IST)5 JUN 2018

3' Nervy start to the game with both teams trying to hold on to early posession.

20:02 (IST)5 JUN 2018

Kick-off! Chinese Taipei are in Blue while New Zealand are in White.

19:54 (IST)5 JUN 2018

The teams are walking out towads the middle amidst the FIFA Anthem.

19:40 (IST)5 JUN 2018


Chinese Taipei : Mao-Ting Wei, Yen-Shu Wu, Sheng-Wei Chen, Chao-An Chen, Yi-Wei Chen, Hao Cheng, Shao-Chieh Tu, Yu-Hung Chiu (GK), Ching-Hsuan Chen, Ming-Hsiu Chao, Hung-Wei Chen, Shou Che Tsai (GK)

New Zealand :
Maxime Crocombe (GK), Samuel Brotherton, Moses Dyer, Timothy Payne, Alex Rufer, Noah Billingsley, Andre Ernes de Jong, Clayton Lewis, Dane Ingham, Matthew Ridenton, Adam Thomas Mitchell, Michael Cornelis Woud (GK)
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