Asian Games 2018, Women's Hockey Finals India vs Japan live from Jakarta: Heartbreak for India as they settle for silver in the 2018 Asian Games Women's Hockey Final as they lose 1-2 to Japan. The Indians put up a brave show, however, it was the Japanese who were strong right from the start as they took an early lead in the first quarter. India managed to level in the second quarter through Neha Goyal. But the third quarter saw Japan pull one back and since then, India never look to find a way back. Never the less, India settle for silver and now all eyes will be when the Indian men's team take on arhc-rivals Pakistan for the bronze medal. Here are the highlights of the Women's Hockey Finals between India and Japan.
LIVE SCORE & UPDATES WOMEN'S HOCKEY FINALS, INDIA vs JAPAN, LIVE FROM JAKARTA
19.52 IST: It's all over! Japan have defeated India to win the gold medal at the 2018 Asian Games Women's Hockey Final.
FT| The Indian Women's Hockey Team were put to the test by a challenging Japanese side as they claim the Silver medal at the @asiangames2018 after a valiant effort by the Eves goes unrewarded on 31st August.#IndiaKaGame #AsianGames2018 #INDvJPN pic.twitter.com/lxEMBNLauV— Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) August 31, 2018
19.49 IST: Review lost and the silver medal look imminent for India
19.46 IST: The Indian goalkeeper comes out to attack for India.
19.44 IST: India's Monika is given a green card.
19.42 IST: We're down to the last five minutes. India need to equalise as soon as possible.
19.40 IST: Japan's Motomi is given a green card.
19.37 IST: 10 minutes till the final whistle. India are under immense pressure but they are not going down without a fight.
19.35 IST: India are pushing forward as time is running away. The Indian eves are pressing the front foot but are unable to breach Japan's defence at the moment.
19.33 IST: The fourth quarter begins! India need to level early.
End of Third Quarter
19.30 IST: Japan have converted another penalty corner and lead India 2-1 in the third quarter. India are in deep trouble unless they manage to get one back in the last quarter of the finals.
19.29 IST: GOAL! Japan lead 2-1 against India.
19.28 IST: Penalty Corner awarded to Japan!
19.25 IST: Great save by Savita! The Indian goalkeeper stands tall to deny Japan another goal.
19.23 IST: What a shot! All the way from the half line, a shot direct into the nets but disallowed. Close one!
19.21 IST: Great counter by India! India are on the break and are on the front foot at the moment. A good save by the Japan goalkeeper as the shot wasn't strong enough.
19.18 IST: India seem to be rejuvenated after equalising.
19.14 IST: And we're back with the second half and start with the third quarter. IND 1-1 JPN
19.04 IST: Half time! India level Japan 1-1.
18.58 IST: GOAL!!!! India level! A beautiful shot and great play from the Indian eves see them level and Neha equalises for India. IND 1-1 JPN
18.54 IST: Another Miss! India fail to convert once again after a swift counter attack. Off target and the pressure is mounting.
18.51 IST: India are under-pressure! The Indian eves are finding it quite tough to breach Japan's defence and thus are kept on the backfoot from conceding another goal.
18.48 IST: The second quarter begins. India need a goal to even matters against Japan.
End of First Quarter. Japan lead India 1-0
18.45 IST: Chance missed! India had a chance to equalise after some great way through midfield.
18.44 IST: Japan take an early lead in the first quarter. A great conversion through the PC. JPN 1-0 IND
18.42 IST: GOAL! Japan makes it 1-0, a great penalty corner taken and the India are in trouble! Oikawa Shihori scores for Japan.
18.41 IST: India make a mess of that, miss it by a huge margin and now quick counter attack awards Japan a penalty corner.
18.40 IST: Penalty Corner awarded to India!
18.37 IST: Japan regain possession after India lose it midway, great interceptions by the Japan players.
18.34 IST: A good save by Japan! India could have been a goal up after a swift break through midfield.
18.31 IST: And we're underway with the finals. Japan start a quick counter-attack.
18.28 IST: India's playing XI against Japan for the finals.
Here is the Starting XI of the Indian Eves who will play their big Final match at the 18th @asiangames2018 against Japan at 6:30 PM (IST) on 31st August 2018. Watch the action LIVE on @SPNSportsIndia and @SonyLIV. #IndiaKaGame #AsianGames2018 #INDvJPN pic.twitter.com/a0T3aganT7— Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) August 31, 2018
18.25 IST: And we are ready with the finals. The two nations are out on the field.
It's been a long journey leading up to this very moment!— Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) August 31, 2018
The Indian Eves are more than ready to face Japan in the Final of the @asiangames2018 in Jakarta & Palembang on 31st August.#IndiaKaGame #AsianGames2018 #INDvJPN pic.twitter.com/I7c2Qs4EZZ
18.07 IST: The Indian women last made it to the summit clash of the Asian Games in Bangkok in 1998 and ended runners-up after losing to Korea. However, after a dominating performance so far, a confident India side will face heavyweights Japan in the finals at Jakarta.
18.00 IST: Having broken a 20-year-old jinx, a confident Indian women's hockey team will be desperate to end a long 36-year wait when it takes on Japan in the gold medal clash of the Asian Games .
The Indian Eves will eye their first Gold medal at the Asiad since 1982 when they face Japan in the Final of the @asiangames2018 on 31st August. Watch it LIVE on @SPNSportsIndia and https://t.co/60bLamS72I at 6:30 PM (IST) today!#IndiaKaGame #AsianGames2018 #INDvJPN pic.twitter.com/9rF5XlCFIe— Hockey India (@TheHockeyIndia) August 31, 2018
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the 2018 Asian Games Women's Hockey Finals between India and Japan. The Match will begin at 6.30 PM IST, whereas local time in Indonesia, the match would begin at 8.00 PM.
When is the India vs Japan, Asian Games 2018 women's hockey final match?
The 2018 Asian Games Women's Hockey Finals will be played on August 31.
Where is India vs Japan, Asian Games 2018 women's hockey final match?
The 2018 Asian Games Women's Hockey Finals will be played at the GBK Hockey Field in Jakarta, Indonesia.
What time does India vs Japan, Asian Games 2018 women's hockey final match begin?
The 2018 Asian Games Women's Hockey Finals will begin at -
India Timings - 6.30 PM IST
Local Timings - 8.00 PM
Which TV channels will broadcast the India vs Japan, Asian Games 2018 women's hockey final match?
The 2018 Asian Games Women's Hockey Finals will be broadcasted on Sony SIX, Sony Ten 2 and Sony ESPN.
How do I watch online live streaming of the India vs Japan, Asian Games 2018 women's hockey final match?
You can watch the The 2018 Asian Games Women's Hockey Finals live streaming on the SonyLIV app.