Hockey World Cup 2018: Olympic champions Argentina comprehensively beat New Zealand to edge closer to quarter-final berth
Argentina had earlier defeated Spain 4-3 in their tournament opener while New Zealand had beaten France 2-1. While Argentina will play world number 20 France in their last pool match on 6 December, New Zealand will be up against Spain.
Hockey World Cup 2018: Olympic champions Argentina edge past Spain; New Zealand score narrow win over France
Agustin Mazzilli and Gonzalo Peillat scored a brace each but Olympic champions Argentina were made to dig deep to eke out a 4-3 win over Spain in their Pool A match of the hockey World Cup
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