Last updated on October 2, 2019
The Indian Men’s Hockey Team enrolled successive victories against World No. 8 Spain since they defeat the Spanish group 5-1 in their third game of parade of Belgium held on Sunday. After recording a 6-1 win against precisely the same opposition on Saturday, the World No. 5 Indian group looked comfortable during the game as Harmanpreet Singh (41′, 51′) scored another prop to direct his team to a convincing success.
It wasn’t a fantastic beginning for the Indian team, however, since they went down a goal at the 3rd moment through Spain’s launching assault. The World No. 8 group’s Iglesias Alvaro scored the opening goal of the game to set the pressure on the Indians. But high on optimism from both wins at the opening two games, India reacted with the equalizer at the 5th minute as Akashdeep Singh scored a field goal to make it 1-1. The Indians appeared comfortable in possession throughout the latter phases of their initial quarter forced the Spanish Goalkeeper into creating a rescue a Penalty Corner.
SV Sunil also declared his return to the group with an excellent attack in the next quarter to provide India a 2-1 lead. It had been at the 20th minute the Forward ran inside from the ideal flank, and struck the ball beyond Quico Cortes. Spain did attempt to make a comeback to the game, but couldn’t produce enough chances before the half-time fracture as India claimed their 2-1 advantage.
The Indian group began the next quarter with a flurry of great opportunities within the Spanish group, and it had been from the 35th they gained from it since Forward Ramandeep Singh scored India’s third aim of the afternoon. Things began looking hard for Spain since Indians controlled ownership and were producing routine opportunities.
The final quarter saw a similar story as India made some outstanding group motions together with their pressing and fast passing. The World No. 5 group scored their fifth aim of the game as Harmanpreet Singh measure upward again to convert yet another Penalty Corner and score his second goal of the game, which makes it four goals in the previous two matches. Spain couldn’t bother the Indian defenders as far as they’d have enjoyed in the remaining couple of minutes and ended up dropping 1-5 into the Indian group.