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Champions Trophy: Hosts India go down 0-1 to Germany

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Odisha Sun Times Sports Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Dec 6:

Despite displaying great skill and determination, hosts India went down to Germany by a solitary goal in the dying hours of the match of the Hockey Champions Trophy that began at Kalinga Stadium in Odisha’s capital city today.

A moment from the Belgium-Pakistan match in the Champions Tropthy which the former won (Pic: Biswaranjan Mishra)
A moment from the Belgium-Pakistan match in the Champions Tropthy which the former won
(Pic: Biswaranjan Mishra)

In the fourth match of the day, both the teams displayed remarkable skills.

After a goalless first half, both the teams launched a series of counterattacks in the second half. But it was Germany who made a breakthrough when Fuchs scored a brilliant field goal in 59th minute.

Indian custodian Shreejesh was adjudged the Man of the Match for saving two certain goals in the 34th and 48th minute.

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