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As it happened | Hockey World Cup: Netherlands defeat India 2-1 in quarter-final

Indian hockey team. (Source: TheHockeyIndia) Photograph: Twitter

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 13, 2018, 01.24 PM (IST)

India vs Netherlands - Full time

India crash out of Men's Hockey World Cup 2018 after losing to the Netherlands in the quarter-final on Thursday at Kalinga Stadium.

The Dutch outplayed the hosts and defeated them 2-1 in a high-octane and neck-to-neck match.

The Netherlands will play against defending champions Australia in the semi-finals to a place in the finals.


India vs Netherlands - Quarter 4

India ask for a video referral but lose it.


India vs Netherlands - Quarter 4

India get a penalty corner...

It's now or never!


India vs Netherlands - Quarter 4

The hosts 2-1 down and also a man down in the fourth and final quarter...


India vs Netherlands - Quarter 4

The Orange Hockey converted their second attempt of Penalty Corner and lead the game 2-1.

 


India vs Netherlands - Quarter 4

The dutch earn a PC but wasted the opportunity.


India vs Netherlands - Quarter 4

It appeared as if the Dutch have scored the lead but the goal was not legitimate.

India refer the decision and also keep the referral as the umpire denies the goal and score remained 1-1.


India vs Netherlands - Quarter 4

Winner of this game will face defending champions Australia in the semis.


India vs Netherlands - Quarter 3

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Third quarter ends!

No goals, score remains same, India 1-1 Netherlands.

 


India vs Netherlands - Quarter 3

And India keep their referral.


India vs Netherlands - Quarter 3

India's Amit Rohidas asks for video referral.


India vs Netherlands - Quarter 2

The goalless second quarter ended.

The score is India 1-1 Netherlands.


India vs Netherlands - Quarter 2

Green Card shown to Netherlands


India vs Netherlands - Quarter 2

Just five minutes to go!

India missed a chance...


India vs Netherlands - Quarter 2

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India vs Netherlands - Quarter 2

The second quarter begins of this high-octane and neck-to-neck game.

Netherlands have a better possession so far in the game.


India vs Netherlands - Quarter 1

Here comes the equalizer!

The Netherlands equalise within few minutes after Akashdeep's strike.

Thierry Brinkman to level the score.

The winner of this match will meet defending champions Australia in the semi-final.


India vs Netherlands - Quarter 1

It's a goal!

India convert their first penalty corner chance.

The score is India 1-0 Netherlands

Akashdeep scores the rebounded PC with his signature tomahawk shot.

 


India vs Netherlands - Quarter 1

Just after the start, Lalit show some skills on the edge of the Dutch circle.


India vs Netherlands - Quarter 1

The match begins!


India vs Netherlands

Here is the playing XI:

India: PR Sreejesh, Surender Kumar, Harmanpreet Singh, Varun Kumar, Nilakanta Sharma, Kothajit Khadangbam, Manpreet Singh (C), Chinglensana Kangujam, Lalit Upadhyay, Simranjeet Singh, Akashdeep Singh.

Netherlands: Jeroen Hertzberger, Lars Balk, Billy Bakker, Valentin Verga, Glenn Schuurman, Sander Baart, Robbert Kemperman, Mirco Pruijser, Thierry Brinkman, Pirmin Blaak, Mink van der Weerden.


India vs Netherlands

Both the teams are coming out of their tunnel, it's time for the national anthems.


Fan zone

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India vs Netherlands


India vs Netherlands

World number five India are set to take on Netherlands in the last quarter-final of the Men's Hockey World Cup 2018 at Kalinga Stadium.

India has never defeated Netherlands in the history of the World Cup.

Indian hockey coach Harendra Singh said they have left no stones unturned and their preparation for the crucial clash are spot on.  

"We want what 1.3 billion people want. Indian team is mentally and physically ready. We have done our homework on Dutch aggression. 

Whatever challenge they throw, we are ready to solve that, not just accept it," he added. 


India vs Netherlands

Here is the complete squad list:

India 

Head coach: Harendra Singh

Squad: PR Sreejesh, Krishan Bahadur Pathak, Harmanpreet Singh, Birendra Lakra, Varin Kumar, Kothajit Khadangbam, Surender Kumar, Amit Rohidas, Manpreet Singh (C), Chinglensana Kangujam, Nilakanta Sharma, Sumit, Akashdeep Singh, Mandeep Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Simranjeet Singh.

Netherlands 

Head coach: Max Caldas

Squad: Jeroen Hertzberger, Lars Balk, Thijs van Dam, Jonas de Geus, Jorrit Croon, Billy Bakker, Seve van Ass (C), Valentin Verga, Glenn Schuurman, Sander de Wijn, Sander Baart, Robbert Kemperman, Mirco Pruijser, Bob de Voogd, Sam van der Ven, Thierry Brinkman, Pirmin Blaak, Mink van der Weerden.