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As it happened | Hockey World Cup 2018: Australia rout China 11-0

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: Dec 07, 2018, 06:57 PM IST

Country flag of Australia and China. Photograph:(Twitter)

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China’s chances of staying alive in the tournament will depend on the result of the Ireland vs England game. 

07 Dec 2018, 6:32 PM (IST)

Australia has won the game against China by a huge margin of 11-0.

The game was raining with goals. The third and fourth quarter were all about Australian goals and ball possession. The dominance by Australia was at its peak. 



07 Dec 2018, 6:26 PM (IST)

Australia has scored its 11th goal on China's goalpost to end their World cup dreams. 

AUS 11-0 CHN

07 Dec 2018, 6:16 PM (IST)

Another goal for Australia as China's defender are nowhere near their own goalpost.

AUS 10-0 CHN

07 Dec 2018, 6:07 PM (IST)

We agree with this GIF. It's raining goals for Australia!!! 



07 Dec 2018, 5:58 PM (IST)


8th goals have been netted so far. Not sure but is the highest number of goals scored by any side in previous few World Cups. 

Australia 8-0 China 

07 Dec 2018, 5:55 PM (IST)

Australia are unstoppable. They have slammed 7th goal against China.  

07 Dec 2018, 5:43 PM (IST)

Australia leaving no chance to knockout China from the ongoing Hockey World Cup 2018.

They have scored 6 goals while China is yet to open their account. A complete one sided game where dominance has been the mantra for Australia.




07 Dec 2018, 5:27 PM (IST)

One more!

Australia scores fourth goal against China. Blake Govers converts the PC with his rocket like drag flick as China reeling after 4 goal

Earlier, Australia scored its third, thanks to a loose tackle as Tom Craig flicked the ball into the goal post. 

07 Dec 2018, 5:23 PM (IST)

Goals are raining for Australia. Within minutes of the beginning of 2nd quarter, Australia caused the third damage for China. 

Hapless China are confused and have lost the track completely.

Australia out-played China from start to end as China was aiming to change its fortunes in the second quarter. but so far, it is Australian game. 


07 Dec 2018, 5:19 PM (IST)

Another goal!

Australia is not going to let China walk away so easily. Before the end of first quarter, Australia has already netted two goals.


07 Dec 2018, 5:12 PM (IST)

Goal! Australia gets the early advantage after successfully converting a penalty.

Australia were in China's circle and asked for Video referral for Penalty Corner and Video Umpire says its a back stick play. 

07 Dec 2018, 5:10 PM (IST)

Some action from China's side, they are maintaining the ball possession in the Australian circle. 

07 Dec 2018, 5:03 PM (IST)

Australia has been pressing hard in China's circle from the very minute. China seems to be in a fix.

They are tying but not enough to hold defending champions. 


07 Dec 2018, 4:51 PM (IST)

The game is about to begin after a few minutes. It's a win or lose situation for China today. A draw or a victory can help them survive in the tournament. 



07 Dec 2018, 4:11 PM (IST)

Defending Champions Australia will lock horns with China on Day 10 of the The Day 10 of FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

The game holds importance for China as they will look to play at least a draw today to finish second or third in their group in order to make it to the knockout stage.

China’s chances will depend on the result of the Ireland vs England game, today's second match that will take place at 7:00 pm IST.

Australia, on the other hand, have already qualified for the quarterfinals so a win or a lose hardly plays any role.