Date: Oct 12, 2016
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter
Taiwan last night scored on either side of halftime to beat Timor-Leste 2-1 and advanced to the
next round of AFC Asian Cup qualification 4-2 on aggregate, sending players and fans in Kaohsiung into joyous celebration at the end of match.
It was a home game for Taiwan at the Kaohsiung National Stadium, and the hosts started quickly with midfield dynamo Chen Po-liang pushing into opposition goal area inside the first minute, when he was cut down for a foul.
In the ensuing free-kick, attacking midfielder Wen Chih-hao just missed, with his shot going wide of the goalpost.
Taiwan made good attacking efforts, and in the 10th minute they earned another free-kick from the left side. [FULL STORY]