Junior Hockey World Cup LIVE - India lose to Germany in semifinals - Updates, Results, Scores, Blog
Germany scored in the last minute of Q1 to go 1-0 ahead. Four goals were scored in a frantic Q2 before India got one back in Q4 to lose by 2-4.
India lost 2-4 to Germany in the semifinal of the Junior Hockey World Cup on Friday, December 3 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. Germany scored in the last minute of Q1 to go 1-0 ahead. Four goals were scored in a frantic passage of play in Q2 as Germany went into the second half with a 4-1 lead. India got one goal back in the last minute of the game to lose by 2-4.
Earlier, the Indian Colts beat Belgium 1-0 in the quarterfinal showing some strong defensive work. This was after the hosts had a horrid start against France in their first match, beat Canada 13-1, then thrashed Poland 8-2 in a must-win encounter. They will now face the biggest challenge of the tournament when they take on Germany, who have won this tournament for the most times.
India will now face France in the 3rd place match on Sunday, while France play Argentina in the final.
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- 3 Dec 2021 12:31 PM GMT
India Juniors: Pawan(GK), Sanjay, Shardanand Tiwari, Sunil Jojo, Abhishek Lakra, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Maninder Singh, Rabichandra Singh Moirangthem, Rahul Kumar Rajbhar, Uttam Singh, Manjeet, Gurmukh Singh, Boby Singh Dhami, Sudeep Chirmako, Ankit Pal, Vishnu Kant Singh, Dinachandra Singh Moirangthem, Prashant Kumar Chauhan(GK), Araijeet Singh Hundal, Yashdeep Siwach
Germany Juniors: Benedikt Schwarzhaupt, Hannes Muller, Jean Danneberg, Michel Struthoff, Robert Duckscheer, Masi Pfandt, Erik Kleinlein, Christopher Kutter, Paul Smith, Moritz Ludwig, Maxmilian Seigburg, Antheus Barry, Anton Brinckman, Philip Holzmueller, Nicals Schippan, Mario Schachner, Aron Flatten, Matteo Poljaric