As it happened | Hockey World Cup 2018: Full time! Germany beat Netherlands 4-1

Netherlands vs Germany Photograph: Twitter

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 05, 2018, 04.27 PM (IST)

Netherlands vs Germany- full time

It's an end to Germany's fantastic hockey. They have defeated Netherlands 4-1 after lacking 0-1 in the first quarter.

They scored three late goals in the fourth quarter to put up a challenging game and register a win. 

 

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Netherlands vs Germany- Q4

Penalty Stroke for Germany as the defender stop from foot at the goaline. Netherlands review for aerial ball, Video Umpire says no need to change on field decision and Christopher Ruhr converts the Penalty stroke. It is a brilliant from Germans who were coming from behind in the first half

Earlier, Marco Miltkau scored the third goal for Germany as Wellen pass from the left and Marco deflect it the near post. 

 


Netherlands vs Germany- Q4

Germany strikes again to double its lead. They are two goals ahead of Netherlands and it is an end to the game for the opposition. 

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Netherlands vs Germany- Q4

Penalty corner for Germany and converted. What a goal! Germany gets the lead over Netherlands. It means it has almost diminished the chances of Netherlands.

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Netherlands vs Germany- Q3

Both the teams are trying hard to get the lead but the defenders must be applauded. Only few minutes are left in the third quarter to end and it seems the results will be same as of half time. 

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Netherlands vs Germany- Q2

Goal!!!

And Germany equalises seconds before half time. The decision went for video referral and the results are same. It is a goal. 

Penalty Corner for Germany Haner flicked another Penalty corner for dangerous ball and this time Germany managed to score as Mathes Muller converts the 2 deflection into a goal.

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Netherlands vs Germany- Q2

Germany trying hard to score the equaliser but getting tackled in the mid field and Netherlands are going for counter attack. Dutch getting most cricle entries from left that is 73%.

 


Netherlands vs Germany- Q1

Quarter 1 end and Netherlands have an upper hand over Germany. A fantastic goal from Verger converted from Hertzberger pass have given the side a chance to dominate Germany in the next quarter.

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Netherlands vs Germany- Q1

It's a GOALLLL!!!!

Netherlands draw the first blood as Verger converts the pass from Hertzberger. 

 

 


Netherlands vs Germany- Q1

GREEN CARD:

Jonas de Geus out for 2 minutes. Netherlands down to 10-men.

Meanwhile, Indian professional tennis player Leander Paes arrived at the Kalinga stadium to witness the game. Peas is considered to be one of the best doubles and mixed doubles players of all time.

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Netherlands vs Germany- Q1

And the clash begins 

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Netherlands vs Germany

Netherlands will lock horns with Germany in the first of today's Pool D encounters on day 8 of the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. 

In the head to head comparison for previous World Cups, Germany have an edge as they won 2 games out of 6 while 3 ended in a draw. 

The Hockey World Cup 2014 silver medallists Netherlands were in sublime form in their first match as they crushed Malaysia 7-0 thanks to a hat-trick from Jeroen Hertzberger a goal-a-piece from Mirco Pruyser, Mink van der Weerden, Robbert Kemperman, and Thierry Brinkman. 

Germany, on the other hand, is coming into the match with a hard-fought win over Pakistan.

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