As it happened | Hockey World Cup 2018, Crossover 1: England 2-0 New Zealand

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 10, 2018, 04.15 PM (IST)

England vs New Zealand Photograph: Others

England vs New Zealand - Quarter 4

Done and dusted!

England defeated New Zealand 2-0 in the first crossover of the Men's Hockey World Cup 2018 on Monday at Odisha's Kalinga Stadium.

England will meet Argentina in the first quarter-final which is scheduled to happen on December 12.

Stay tuned for the next Crossover clash, which is between France and China.


England vs New Zealand - Quarter 4

The fourth and final quarter begins!

Score: England 2-0 New Zealand


England vs New Zealand - Quarter 3

The Penalty Corner, which was earned by Sloan and Sanford, was denied.

But Luke Taylor scores from the rebound off the PC attempt to give his side a 2-0 lead.


England vs New Zealand - Quarter 3

It a goal!

England's Luke Taylor strikes to extend the lead 2-0.


England vs New Zealand - Quarter 3

The third quarter is all about England's attack and Richard Joyce's saves!


England vs New Zealand - Quarter 3

Another good chance by England but save by Richard Joyce.

He has made few really good saves tonight.


England vs New Zealand - Quarter 3

Thumbs up to New Zealand's defence!

The PC was brilliantly palmed away by New Zealand's goalkeeper.


England vs New Zealand - Quarter 3

Penalty corner to England.


England vs New Zealand - Half time

There were very minimum circle penetrations in the first half of the match, England had six and New Zealand had just two.

To some extent, England dominated the game with 52 per cent ball possession.

England had two shots on target and New Zealand had two.

Both the teams got one penalty corner each.


England vs New Zealand - Half time

England lead 1-0 in the match but the drama is not over yet.

Can New Zealand bounce back in the second-half of the game?

But in the first-half, England's goal was highlight of the game so far.

A perfect move, started by Sanford then Roper pushed it and Calnan timed it perfectly.


England vs New Zealand - Quarter 2

The second quarter ends!


England vs New Zealand - Quarter 2

It's a goal!

A perfect, mid-air deflection by Calnan gives England a 1-0 lead over New Zealand.

Phil Roper pushes the ball and set a perfect chance at the goalmouth for Will Calnan... and he makes no mistake.


England vs New Zealand - Quarter 2

England are attacking more!


England vs New Zealand - Quarter 2

With a better past record, England are dominating the game.


Stats

England have a clean record again New Xealand, winning all three games played so far in the history.


France vs China - Quarter 1

Goalless quarter!

The quarter has ended in this do or die match.

Stay tuned...


England vs New Zealand

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Playing XI:

England: George Pinner (C), David Ames, Harry Martin, Mark Gleghorne, Adam Dixon, Barry Middleton, Lian Ansell, David Condon, Jack Waller, James Gall, Liam Sanford.

New Zealand: Dane Lett, Nick Ross, Richard Joyce, Jared Panchia, Nic Woods, Kane Russell, Blair Tarrant (C), Arun Panchia, Stephen Jenness, Hugo Inglis, Hayden Philips.


England vs New Zealand

Here is the complete squad:

New Zealand

Head coach: Darren Smith

Squad: Cory Bennett, Dane Lett, Nick Ross, Richard Joyce, Marcus Child, Jared Panchia, George Enersen, Aidan Sarikaya, Nic Woods, Kane Russell, Blair Tarrant (C), Arun Panchia, Shea McAleese, Stephen Jenness, Dominic Newman, Hugo Inglis, George Muir, Hayden Philips.

England 

Head coach: Danny Kerry

Squad: George Pinner (C), Harry Gibson, Luke Taylor, David Ames, Harry Martin, Ian Sloan (C), Mikey Hoare, Sam Ward, Mark Gleghorne, Phil Roper (C), Adam Dixon, Barry Middleton, David Condon, Jack Waller, James Gall, Liam Sanford, Will Calnan, Zach Wallace.