Hockey World Cup 2018: Netherlands beat Pakistan by 5-1

09 Dec, 2018 9:07 pm

BHUBANESWAR (92 News) – In the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 at Bhubaneswar in India, Netherlands defeated Pakistan by 5-1 goals.

The Dutch side beat Green Shirts 5-1 to finish 2nd in Group D. Pakistan has still made the crossover, having finished 3rd.

India will face the winner of the crossover between Netherlands & Canada, while Germany face the winner of Belgium vs Pakistan in Quarter Finals.

The men in green were held by Malaysia 1-1 in their next game, while Netherlands were beaten 4-1 by Germany.

Earlier, Captain Mohammad Rizwan Senior has been ruled out of the rest of the tournament due to a fractured finger. He will be replaced by Arslan Qadir.

Ammad Butt who had been given a one-match ban suspension before the game against Malaysia will be taking the field against Netherlands today. Butt’s suspension was overturned on Saturday.

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