Hong Kong Women’s Representative Team locked horns with Guangdong Women’s Representative Team on a chilly Sunday morning for the 4th Guangdong-Hong Kong Interport. Hong Kong competed hard but still came up short against the host in a 6:2 defeat.
Hong Kong managed to put up a strong midfield battle with Guangdong in the early goings. However, it was the host that came up with the first shot of the game. On the 12th minute, Zhong Xiudong broke loose behind the Hong Kong defense and tested goalkeeper Ng Cheuk-wai with a shot, only to be turned away by the Hong Kong custodian. Li Zhijun went for the rebound but was once again rebuffed by Ng.
Moments later, Guangdong’s Liao Meixin cut back towards the middle and unleashed a cracking shot towards the Hong Kong goal, only to be rejected by a wonderful save from goalkeeper Ng Cheuk-wai.
Guangdong was not to be denied and went in front on the 19th minute, as Luo Guiping connected with a teammate’s corner-kick delivery and nodded the ball home, putting Guangdong in front 1:0.....
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