As it happened | Hockey World Cup 2018, Crossover 2: France 1-0 China

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 10, 2018, 05.03 PM (IST)

France vs China Photograph: Others

France vs China - Full time

A very good fight by China but France made it through.

Thanks to Tim Clement's goal, France defeated China 1-0.

France will face Australia for a quarter-final berth.

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Final Score: France 1-0 China


France vs China - Quarter 4

The winner of this game will play Australia in the quarter-finals.


France vs China - Quarter 3

Third quarter ends!

Score: France 1-0 China


France vs China - Quarter 3

France finally get the breakthrough.

It's a goal!

Tim Clement strikes and France take 1-0 lead.

 


France vs China - Half time

The first quarter was very balanced when it comes to the ball possession.

Possession | France 57% - 43% China

There were 13 circle penetrations by French team, while, five by China.

Seven shots were taken by France and zero by China.

France missed plenty of chances, they even failed to convert any of the penalty corners, they got four.

Score: France 0-0 China


France vs China - Quarter 2

Another polite quarter!

Both the teams are struggling in the game and trying to get a breakthrough.

Score: France 0-0 China


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France vs China


France vs China - Quarter 1

The goalless first quarter has ended.

China is giving a tough fight to the France team.

Stay tuned for the updates...


France vs China - Quarter 1

No goals yet!


France vs China - Playing XI

Playing XI:

France: Artur Thieffry, Tom Genestet, Hugo Genestet, Victor Lockwood, Charles Masson, François Goyet, Cristoforo Peters-Deutz, Etienne Tynevez, Victor Charlet (C), Maximilien Branicki, Timothée Clément.

China: Guo Xiaoping, E Wenhui, Meng Dihao, Su Jun, Su Wenlin, Du Chen, Du Talake, Guo Zixiang, Wang Caiyu, Ao Weibao, Guo Jin.


France vs China

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France vs China


France vs China

China

On the other hand, China's men's hockey team, which made its debut at the World Cup, are coming off from a horrible 0-11 defeat. It was inflicted by current world champions Australia in the last Pool game.

They started their tournament with a draw against England and even the second match against Ireland ended without any result.

China's best result in the sport to date is a silver medal finish at the 2006 Doha Asian Games.


France vs China

France

So far in the tournament, France have won just one game which was against New Zealand, the second game against Spain ended in a draw and in their last Pool game, French team was outplayed by Argentina.


France vs China

Here is the complete squad:

France

Head coach: Jeroen Delmee

Artur Thieffry, Pieter van Straaten, Tom Genestet, Hugo Genestet, Blaise Rogeau, Victor Lockwood, Charles Masson, Nicolas Dumont, Gaspard Baumgarten, François Goyet, Cristoforo Peters-Deutz, Jean-Bapiste Forgues, Etienne Tynevez, Victor Charlet (C), Aristide Coisne, Maximilien Branicki, Timothée Clément, Corentin Saunier.

China

Head coach: Kim Sang-ryul

Squad: Guo Xiaoping, Ao Zhiwei, Guan Quyang, Ao Suozhu, E Wenhui, Ao Yang, Meng Dihao, Su Jun, Meng Nan, Su Wenlin, Su Lixing, Du Chen (C), Du Talake, Guo Zixiang, E Wenlong, Wang Caiyu, Ao Weibao, Guo Jin (C).




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