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The Indian men's hockey team eked out a fighting 2-1 win over reigning World and European champions Belgium to register their fourth consecutive win of the tour on Tuesday.
In the 12th minute, captain Thomas Briels found the back of the net again for Belgium but the goal was disallowed after Canada went for the referral, claiming the ball hit his hand before rolling on to the goal.
Four Nations Invitational Hockey: India suffer heart-breaking loss to Belgium in final penalty shootout
India suffered a heart-breaking loss to Belgium via a penalty shootout after holding the World No 3 side to 4-4 in regulation time in the final of the Four Nations Invitational Tournament's second leg.
Four Nations Invitational Hockey: India edge past Belgium in match punctuated by defensive brain fades
Great moves, smart deceptive play punctuated by defensive brain fades but a match that India would like to remember in a year that should see them march up the rankings, one tiny step after the other.