ijjnews.com, November 1 -- October 31 was the second match day of KELME 2018 AUSF Football Cup. After the opening ceremony in the evening, a piece of good news came from Jinjiang Sports Center: Beijing Institute of Technology ("BIT") representing China beat Burdwan University ("Burdwan") from India with the score 4:0, winning their first match. Today the women's group matches will also kick off. Donghua University (China) will play against College of Asian Scholars (Thailand) in Quanzhou Vocational and Technical University at 19:30. You are welcome to watch the match in the stadium.
In the beginning of yesterday's match, amid the waves of cheers from the supporters in Jinjiang Sports Center, BIT showed strong momentum on the pitch, and made several breakthroughs into the penalty box of Burdwan, seriously threatening their goal. In the 19th minute, BIT won a corner kick, and after several passes in front of the goal, No.14 Wang Minjie stabbed home before the keeper could make any reaction, 1:0. Although Burdwan tried all means to fight back, they could not form serious attacks. When controlling the ball, BIT was not anxious to attack, and tried to create good chances from the midfield. In the 38th minute, BIT sent a long pass into the box, then their captain No.7 Li Sichen dribbled past several defenders and slotted the ball into the net. At half time, BIT was leading comfortably by 2 goals to nil.
In the second half, BIT came out to attack again. In the 51st minute, BIT won a penalty kick. No.7 Li Sichen beat the keeper, shot the ball into the left bottom corner of the goal, and scored his second goal in this match. Under the offensive attacks of BIT, Burdwan was struggling in defense, and could hardly pass the ball to BIT's half. In the added time, BIT's No.11 Chen Zixuan scored another goal. After the final whistle, BIT scored four goals while conceding none, winning their first match.
Results of other matches of yesterday
University of Applied Science and Technology (Iran) 2:0 Taiyuan University of Technology (China)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (Malaysia) 1:4 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong, China)
Myongji University (Republic of Korea) 4:1 Fu Jen Catholic University (Taipei, China)
National University of Singapore (Singapore) 0:4 King Faisal University (Saudi Arabia)