East Asian Cup 2017 Qualifiers : Hong Kong beats Taiwan 4-2

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EAFF East Asian Cup 2017
EAFF East Asian Cup 2017

KOWLOON, Nov. 9, 2016 (AMP) — Japan 2017 (Qualifiers) : Hong Kong defeated Taiwan by a score of 4-2 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2017 EAFF East Asian Cup (Second Round) on Wednesday night at the Mong Kok Stadium in Kowloon.

Alex served up another goal feast

Hong Kong dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by Alex in the 21st minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, Hong Kong players further widened their lead in the second period by scoring three times (Alex '48, '70, '71).

The result put Hong Kong second in the group with 6 points. Taiwan is bottom with no points. In their last game, Hong Kong will meet group leaders North Korea at the Mong Kok Stadium on November 12, while Taiwan will face Guam.

Fixtures and Results : Second Round

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Overview

Hong Kong at the East Asian Cup

  • 3 appearances (first in 2003)
  • 7 participations in the qualifications (first in 2003)
  • Statistics: Fourth Place (2003, 2010)

Taiwan at the East Asian Cup

  • 1 appearances (2005)
  • 7 participations in the qualifications (first in 2003)
Hong Kong
4:2
Taiwan
4:2 (1:0)
  • 9 November 2016
  • 20:00
  • Kowloon

Second Round

TeamPts
North Korea6
Hong Kong6
Guam0
Taiwan0

Matches

East Asian Cup History

EAFF East Asian Cup History

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