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India vs Netherlands, FIH Pro League 2020, Highlights, Hockey Match: Hosts win shootout 3-1, beat Dutch twice in two days

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India vs Netherlands, FIH Pro League 2020, Highlights, Hockey Match: Hosts win shootout 3-1, beat Dutch twice in two days
  • After trouncing the Netherlands in the first match, India will look maintain their winning momentum in the second home match of the FIH Pro League against the Dutch

  • Gurjant Singh, Rupinder Pal Singh, Mandeep Singh, and Lalit Upadhyay scored for India in the first match. Dragflicker Rupinder netted a brace for the team.

  • Playing against the world number three, the hosts dominated the game from the very first minute as Gurjant Singh opened the scoring for India before the completion of one minute.

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Jan 19, 2020 - 19:09 (IST)

Phew, finally time for a breather. 

This has been some match. Indian hockey team deserve all the applause because how they fought to equalise after going 1-3 down. Two goals in the final quarter and then clinching the match in the shootout. 

That makes it two victories in two matches against the higer-ranked Dutch.

So that's all we have for now. Hope you have enjoyed our coverage of the match. We will see you again. Have a good one! 

Jan 19, 2020 - 18:58 (IST)

Shootout score: IND 3-1 NED 

Akashdeep scores and India have won the match. What a game! 

Jan 19, 2020 - 18:56 (IST)

Shootout score: IND 2-0 NED 

Gurjant converts his chance. Top finish! 

Jan 19, 2020 - 18:56 (IST)

Shootout score: IND 1-0 NED 

The Dutch use TV referral for a stick challenge by PR Sreejesh but it's turned down. So a save from PR Sreejesh.

Jan 19, 2020 - 18:54 (IST)

Shootout score: IND 1-0 NED 

Rupinder Pal Singh tries but once again, the Dutch keeper saves. So chance gone! 
 

Jan 19, 2020 - 18:53 (IST)

Shootout score: IND 1-0 NED 

The Dutch miss their chance. Good save from the PR Sreejesh. 

Jan 19, 2020 - 18:52 (IST)

Shootout score: IND 1-0 NED 

Vivek Prasad's shot is saved but converts from the rebound. India take lead.

Jan 19, 2020 - 18:52 (IST)

Shootout score:  IND 0-0 NED 

And The Dutch also miss their chance. Hertzberger hits wide. 

Jan 19, 2020 - 18:51 (IST)

Shootout score:  IND 0-0 NED 

Indians go first. Harmanpreet Singh retakes his chance and it's a good save from the Dutch goalkeeper.

Jan 19, 2020 - 18:49 (IST)

IND 3-3 NED

Terrific comeback from the Indian side. They were down 1-3 and lost their captain Manpreet Singh to a 10-minute yellow card suspension but the Dutch failed to capitalise. Two goals in the final quarter made the tie 3-3.

Preview: After trouncing the Netherlands in the first match, India will look maintain their winning momentum in the second home match of the FIH Pro League against the Dutch at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

On Saturday, Manpreet Singh-led India thrashed their opponents 5-2.

Gurjant Singh, Rupinder Pal Singh, Mandeep Singh, and Lalit Upadhyay scored for India. Dragflicker Rupinder netted a brace for the team.

Playing against the world number three, the hosts dominated the game from the very first minute as Gurjant Singh opened the scoring for India before the completion of one minute.

India remain on the attacking mode despite having the lead and tried to build the scoring opportunities.

In the 12th minute, Rupinder has created a two-goal cushion for India. Two minutes later Jip Janssen has got the Netherlands their first goal.

Meanwhile, the Dutch team earned three back-to-back penalty corners but failed to convert it to a goal.

The visitors ended the deadlock in the 28th minute and Jeroen Hertzberger scored the equaliser. The half-time scoreline read as 2-2.

In the third quarter, forward Mandeep netted the ball and gave the side much-needed relief with 3-2 lead. The hosts had control of the game and kept on penetrating the Dutch circle.

Lalit's late goal doubled the lead for India in the 36th minute. In the fourth quarter, the only goal scored was from the Rupinder's stick in the early minute. No other goals were scored in the match further and the full-time scoreline read as 5-2.

Lalit was awarded the player of the match for his stunning performance in the game. India will again take on the Netherlands at here on 19 January.

With inputs from ANI

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