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.
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.