Marco Miltkau capitalised on a diagonal pass inside the circle as Germany won the broze medal with a 1-0 victory over hosts Great Britain in the Playoff match...
Marco Miltkau capitalised on a diagonal pass inside the circle as Germany won the broze medal with a 1-0 victory over hosts Great Britain in the Playoff match of the 36th Hero Champions Trophy, here today.
Title holders Germany featured in three draws during their five preliminary round-robin league outings and the only victory was over South Korea.
But today they packed the defence in their trademark fashion and defended the lead given by Miltkau in the 40th minute.
Despite the backing of home supporters, Britain failed to breach the Germany defence and finished fourth.
Belgium, who yesterday came close to securing a place in the final but squandered a 3-1 lead to draw with Britain, today prevailed 4-3 over Korea to finish fifth.
Belgium rallied from 1-3 behind through three goals in the space of five minute during the last quarter to leave the Koreans stunned.
Simon Gougnard scored twice, one through a penalty corner conversion, to spur the Belgian challenge, while Tanguy Cosyns also converted a penalty corner and Florent van Aubel got the match winner in open field play.
All South Korean goals came from penalty corners with Yang Ji-hun twice shooting on target after Seo Jong-ho had opened their account.