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Hockey World Cup Quarterfinal Hlts: Germany, Netherlands through to semis

Hockey World Cup 2023 Quarterfinals Highlights: Germany beat England with a great comeback after being 0-2 down for 56 minutes. They won the shoot-out 4-3. In second game, Netherlands beat Korea 5-1

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Netherlands beat Korea 5-1 in the quarterfinal of Hockey World Cup 2023. Photo: Hockey India

Netherlands beat Korea 5-1 in the quarterfinal of Hockey World Cup 2023. Photo: Hockey India

Hockey World Cup Quarterfinal Highlights

It was yet another evening of exciting hockey at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha. Germany, after being 0-2 down for the first 56 minutes of the game, came back brilliantly to make it 2-2 at the end of the match and then beat England 4-3 in Shoot-Out to march to the semi-final. 

In the second game of the evening, the Netherlands turned out to be too good for the Koreans who had upset Argentina in their last game. The Dutch won 5-1 to make it to yet another semi-final of a World Cup. The four semi-finalists of the tournament as predicted beforehand by many pundits are Australia, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. 

England vs Germany, Hockey World Cup Quarterfinal

It was one of the most entertaining games we have seen at the Hockey World Cup. With just a minute to go, the Germans drew level to make it 2-2 with just a minute to go. Germany had also missed a penalty stroke, before scoring two goals in last three minutes to push the game into a shoot-out where they won 4-3 as Goodfield and Liam Ansell missed their shots.

The Netherlands vs Korea, Hockey World Cup Quarterfinal

The Dutch have won the game fair and square 5-1 as the Koreans were no match for them. Koen Bijen scored twice for the Dutch while Van Heijningen Steijn, Beins Teun and Blok Justen scored one goal each to get to five goals. For Korea, Seo Inwoo scored the only goal. 

Men's Hockey World Cup Quarterfinal Highlights: Catch all the updates from the games at the Kalinga Stadium below
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Hockey World Cup, Quarterfinals Summary

 
It was yet another evening of exciting hockey at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha. Germany, after being 0-2 down for the first 56 minutes of the game, came back brilliantly to make it 2-2 at the end of the match and then beat England 4-3 in Shoot-Out to march to the semi-final. 
 
In the second game of the evening, the Netherlands turned out to be too good for the Koreans who had upset Argentina in their last game. The Dutch won 5-1 to make it to yet another semi-final of a World Cup. The four semi-finalists of the tournament as predicted beforehand by many pundits are Australia, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. 
 
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Netherlands vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Netherlands make it to the semi-final

 
The Dutch have won the game fair and square 5-1 as the Koreans were no match for them. Koen Bijen scored twice for the Dutch while Van Heijningen Steijn, Beins Teun and Blok Justen scored one goal each to get to five goals. For Korea, Seo Inwoo scored the only goal. 
 
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Netherlands vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Korea come back with a goal

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Netherlands vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: The Dutch now lead 4-0

8:32 PM

Netherlands vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Korea waste three back-to-back PCs

 
The Koreans had a chance to get back into the game. What was their strength against Argentina, has turned out to be their weakness against the Dutch. While they converted three out of five PCs against Argentina, over here, they have been unable to convert any out of the seven that they have been able to create so far.
 
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Netherlands vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: PC number five for the Dutch

 
While the Koreans were still a match for the Dutch in the first half, the second half has been totally dominated by the Netherlands and they have now earned their fifth penalty corner of the game. Though they are unable to convert this one like thier other four. 
 
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Netherlands vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Goal number three for the Dutch

 
Justen Blok scored for the dutch with a great three-shot move in which the first shot took the ball to the player at the baseline who in turn passed it to Blok stationed right in front of the goal and like training routine, it went past the Korean goal-keeper and the Dutch are now sailing smooth. 
 
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Netherlands vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: The Dutch score early in the second half

 
After being quiet for the most part of the first half, the Dutch have come back in the second half rocking as they have scored with the first penalty corner of the third quarter courtesy of Koen Bijen’s second goal. 
 
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Netherlands vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Statistical review of the first half

 
The Koreans have matched the dutch in terms of possession as it is 51% to the Netherlands and 49 to South Korea. The Koreans got four penalty corners and could not convert any while the Dutch got two and they have not even converted any either. In terms of circle penetrations, Korea have had only three while Dutch have had six. In terms of shots at goal, the Netherlands have had three while Korea have had just one. However, when it comes to the numbers that matter the most, goals- the Dutch have one, but the Koreans don’t. 
 
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Netherlands vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: That’s where the first half ends

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Netherlands vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Goal for Netherlands, gets them ahead

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Netherlands vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Here’s the starting lineup for Korea and Netherlands

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Netherlands vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: The second game begins

 
After a brilliant comeback win by Germany against England to march into the semis, now the Netherlands take on Korea for a final semi-final spot
 
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England vs Germany Live Score, Hockey World Cup: The Germans are in medal contention

 
Germany, after being 0-2 down and having missed a penalty stroke, scored two goals in last three minutes to push into the shoot-out where they won 4-3 as Goodfield and Liam Ansell missed their shots. 
 
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England vs Germany Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Germany win the shoot-out 4-3 to get into the semis

 
Time for the shoot-out
 
England score the first shot and they get 1-0 up thanks to James 
 
Olly Paine, who saved a stroke, has come on to face Niklas Wellen who does well to doge the English goalkeeper and score. The Germans are now level at 1-1. 
 
Zack Wallace beats the German goalkeeper and makes it 2-1 to England
 
Muller makes it 2-2 for Germany 
 
And there comes the first miss and it is Goodfield with the miss 
 
Germany get ahead now thanks to Prinz
 
Phil Ropher has kept England in the game thanks to a brilliant finish from an outside angle and with a reverse stick 
 
Christopher Ruhr, who missed the penalty stroke, comes to take the shot and his first shot is saved and he scores on the rebound
 
Liam Ansell comes into take the shot to keep England in the hunt and he has missed. Germany have won a game and a half here. This is one of the best comebacks you will ever see in sporting history. 

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First Published: Jan 25 2023 | 5:20 PM IST

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