WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India
Dec 07, 2018, 06.57 PM (IST)
Dec 07, 2018, 08.31 PM
Full time! And England have won it by the difference of two goals. Ireland gave a really tough competition to the English side, especially the fourth quarter, where both the teams scored a total of four goals.
In the last 5 seconds left, England converted the Penalty Corner and qualified for the knockout stage finishing second in the Pool B.
Goal! England managed to get the early advantage as they scored against Ireland.
The English side are maintaining the ball possession as both team look happy with the stalemate.
Ireland playing with long pass and loses the ball in the English half. England storm into Irish half and a deflection from defender in Irish circle give David a chance to hit a rocket strike into the farpost.
Dec 07, 2018, 06.59 PM
In today’s second hockey match, Ireland will take on England in Bhubaneswar.
In a head-to-head comparison, England have an edge, having won 7 of the 12 matches between the two sides. One match ended in a draw.
England need to win today’s match to finish in the top three in Pool B, after playing a draw with China — which are playing their first hockey world cup — in their first match of Hockey World Cup 2018.