HWL semi-final: India go down 1-3 against Netherlands

India, Loses, Netherlands, 3-1, WHL

India went down 1-3 against Netherlands in their final Group B clash of the ongoing Hockey World League Semi-final here in London on Tuesday.

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Thierry Brinkman (2′), Sander Baart (12′) and Mirco Pruijser (24′) scored for Netherlands as the Dutchman completely dominated the game.

Akashdeep Singh (28′) was the lone goal-scorer for India. India previously played The Netherlands at the 2016 Rio Olympics where also they suffered a 1-2 defeat.

The defeat comes just a day after India hammered Pakistan 7-1 on Sunday. Before that, the Men in Blue had defeated Scotland 4-1 and Canada 3-0.

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With the defeat, India, who were leading the group table before the match, are now second to Netherlands.


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