India, Pakistan face off in Asian Hockey Champions Trophy final today

WION Web Team Muscat, Oman Oct 28, 2018, 03.54 PM(IST)

Indian Hockey Team Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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The earlier match between the two rivals saw India beat Pakistan 3-1, last Sunday. 

India will lock horns with Pakistan in the in the Asian Hockey Champions Trophy final, after the defending champions eked out a close 3-2 win over Asian Games gold medalist Japan, on Saturday. 

The two teams will face off in the final, later in the day. The mouth-watering clash will take place at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat.

Pakistan beat Malaysia in the semi-final with a penalty shot, making the score 3-1 to set up the summit clash with the 'Men In Blue'. 

The earlier match between the two rivals saw India beat Pakistan 3-1 last Sunday. 

India defeated Oman, Japan, South Korea and were held to a goalless draw against Malaysia in their previous round-robin fixtures.