1. LIVE Hockey score: India win 2-1 against Belgium in the Junior World Cup finals

LIVE Hockey score: India win 2-1 against Belgium in the Junior World Cup finals

LIVE Hockey score: With an aggressive performance in the finals of the Junior World Cup, the Indian junior hockey team, today, recreated history, winning the tournament for the second time after 15 years.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: December 18, 2016 9:23 PM
Earlier, in the semi-finals, the Indian junior hockey squad displayed a spectacular performance in the penalties, after being tied 2-2 at the end of full time, defeating Australia 4-2 to make their way to the finals. (PTI) LIVE Hockey score: Earlier, in the semi-finals, the Indian junior hockey squad displayed a spectacular performance in the penalties, defeating Australia 4-2 to make their way to the finals. (PTI)

LIVE Hockey score: With an aggressive performance in the finals of the Junior World Cup, the Indian junior hockey team, today, recreated history, winning the tournament for the second time after 15 years.

After a sensational performance at the semi-finals, defeating the Australian squad 4-2, the Indian junior hockey team exhibited their best at the finals against Belgium, today, at the Dhyan Chand Stadium in Lucknow. Having earlier won the trophy fifteen years back, in 2001, this was India’s third time in the final of the junior hockey World Cup.

Earlier, in the semi-finals, the Indian junior hockey squad displayed a spectacular performance in the penalties, after being tied 2-2 at the end of full time, defeating Australia 4-2 to make their way to the finals. Alike India, Belgium too had an outstanding tournament, with all three wins in the group stages and stunning wins in the qaurter-final and semi-final as they clinched victory at the penalty shoot outs.

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07:20 pm: And finally Belgium scores but only at the last minute of the game, and at the end of the full time India recreates history with a 2-1 against Belgium.

07:15 pm: Belgium finally gets a near chance to score the first goal, but their chances fade with just three minutes left for the full time.

07:12 pm: India gets the fourth penalty corner as Varun Kumar connected well but failed to score after a good save by the keeper.

06: 58 pm: India gets third penalty corner after shoulder and head charge but fails to score the third goal of the match.

06:50 pm:  Pressure escalates on Belgium as the game goes slow with both teams stuck, mostly in the middle.

06:45 pm:  India continues their attacking performance, as the Second half of the crucial final match begins.

06:35 pm: At the end of the First Half of the match, India leads 2-0 against Belgium.

06:30 pm: With four minutes left for the half time, Belgium gets a penalty corner, but fails to score amid strong defence by the junior Indian hockey team.

06:21 pm:  With an aggressive move, beating the goalkeeper at the near post, Simranjeet Singh scores the second goal for India and the third for him in the tournament.

06:20 pm: India scores the second goal. Taking early lead, exhibiting a spectacular attacking performance, junior Indian hockey team takes one more step towards recreating history by taking a lead of 2 goals against Belgium.

06:14 pm: With three goals from each, Mandeep Singh and Harmanpreet Singh are the op scorers of the tournament from the Indian side, till now.

06:09 pm: Gurjant Singh, takes advantage of the weak Belgium defence, and in reverse flick to the far post, stuns the goalkeeper with the first goal of the match.

06:08 pm: India scores the first goal. After missing the second penalty corner, Indian junior hockey team manages to break the Belgium defence, taking the lead of one goal.

06:05 pm: India gets the first penalty corner of the match but fails to score a goal, after having poor control over it.

Teams:

INDIA XI: Harmanpreet Singh, Varun Kumar, Armaan Qureshi, Mandeep Singh, Dipsan Tirkey, Parvinder Singh, Sumit, Vikas Dahiya (GK), Harjeet Singh, Gurinder Singh, Nikalkanta Sharma

BELGIUM XI: Loic Van Doren (GK), Arthur De Sloover, Victor Wegnez, Antoine Kina, Philippe Simar, Nicolas Poncelet, Robbert Rubens, Thomas Verheijen, Martin Lambeau, Henri Raes, Quentin Van Lierde

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