It's Netherlands vs Belgium in the Hockey World Cup final

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 15, 2018, 10.55 PM(IST)

Hockey players of Netherlands (L) and Belgium. Photograph:( Twitter )

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Belgium and the Netherlands marched into the final of the tournament after emerging victorious in their respective semi-final clashes today. 

Belgium will meet the Netherlands in the summit clash of the  Men's Hockey World Cup at Bhubaneswar on Sunday. 

Belgium and the Netherlands marched into the final of the tournament after emerging victorious in their respective semi-final clashes today. 

While Olympic silver medallist Belgium routed England 6-0 in the first semi-final, the Dutch defeated two times World champion Australia 4-3 in the penalty shootout.

At full time, Australia and Netherlands were tied 2-2. 

The Dutch would now be looking to join Pakistan as the only team to win four world titles but would have to get past first-time finalist Belgium in the title clash.

Besides the summit clash, a match to determine the 3rd and 4th place will be played tomorrow between England and Australia, before the final clash.