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Hockey World Cup Crossover Hlts: Korea upset Argentina, Germany beat France

Hockey World Cup 2023, Crossover Highlights: While the first game was an easy affair with Germany going past France 5-1. A surprise was in store in the second game as Korea beat Argentina in Shoot-out

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Korea beat Argentina 3-2 in shoot-out after the regulation time ended 5-5 in a crossover match of the Hockey World Cup 2023. Photo: Hockey India

Korea beat Argentina 3-2 in shoot-out after the regulation time ended 5-5 in a crossover match of the Hockey World Cup 2023. Photo: Hockey India

Hockey World Cup 2023, Crossover Highlights

It was a thrilling evening of hockey once again at the Kalinga International Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneshwar. While there was a shoot-out in both the games on Sunday, on Monday it was the second game that delighted the crowd. Korea trailed 0-1 in the first quarter and then came back to get level and then get ahead 2-1 before Argentina scored twice to make it a four-goal second quarter and the first half ended 3-2 in the favour of the South Americans. 

In the second half, Korea equalised again in the third quarter before Argentina got ahead 4-3 at the end of the third quarter. The team in sky blue went up 5-3 at the start of the last quarter. However, the Asian team didn't give up and scored twice in the last quarter to finish the game 5-5. 

In the shoot-out, the Koreans brimming with confidence scored three out of four shots, while Argentina could get only two out of their five shots and lost 3-2. 

Germany vs France Crossover

Germany, who were tremendous in the first half scoring four goals, conceded in the fourth quarter but came back strong to score another one and finish the game at 5-1 against France to move to the quarterfinal. In the quarterfinal, the Germans will play England. For the Germans, there were five different goal scorers in Marco Miltkau, Niklas Wellen, Mats Grambusch, Moritz Trompertz and Gonzalo Peillat. For France, François Goyet was the lone scorer.

Hockey World Cup Crossover Highlights: Catch all the updates from the crossover games between Germany and France  and Argentina and Korea
9:18 PM

Argentina vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Thrilling evening comes to an end with a Korean win

 
What a thrilling evening of hockey it has been once again at the Kalinga International Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneshwar. While there was a shoot-out in both the games on Sunday, on Monday it was the second game that delighted the crowd. Korea trailed 0-1 in the first quarter and then came back to get level and then get ahead 2-1 before Argentina scored twice to make it a four-goal second quarter and the first half ended 3-2 in the favour of the South Americans. 
 
In the second half, Korea equalised again in the third quarter before Argentina got head 4-3 at the end of the third quarter. The team in sky blue went up 5-3 at the start of the last quarter. However, the Asian team didn't give up and scored twice in the last quarter to finish the game 5-5. 
 
In the shoot-out, the Koreans brimming with confidence scored three out of four shots, while Argentina could get only two out of their five shots and lost 3-2. 
 
9:01 PM

Argentina vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Korea win the penalty shoot-out and march into QF

 
Shoot Out 
 
It is shoot-out time and the Argentinians are going first and he has missed the shot and Korea have the advantage now 
 
Korea go next and Lee has not wasted any time in putting the ball back in the net 
 
Toscani Lucas comes in for Korea and goes straight to the Keeper who blocks it easily and Argentina miss two in two 
 
Wang hits the post could you believe it? He beat the keeper well and hit the post. Had he hit, it would have been 2-0 Korea 
 
Nicolas Keenan, who scored twice in the regulation time has scored in the shoot-out too and it's 1-1 now 
 
Ji Woo Cheon gives Korea the lad after taking a lot of time to shoot and get past the goalkeeper 
 
Maico Casella comes in for Argentina and he beats the keeper easily to make it 2-2 
 
Jung Manjae scored by dodging the goalkeeper at least four times before hitting the ball in the back of the net. Korea lead 3-2 with one attempt 
 
This is a must-score for Argentina and Ferreiro has come in to take the shot. He goes in and the Korean goalie takes a lot of time out of Martin’s hands by the time he shoots, the hooter was gone and it is Korea who will be going through to the quarterfinal. What a match it has been. 
 
8:50 PM

Argentina vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: It’s going to the shoot-out

 
This has been a great game and duly deserves a shoot-out, especially after the way Korea fought through the last quarter. It was 3-2 in favour of Argentina at the end of the first half and then in the second half, the Koreans draw level at 3-3 in the third quarter. Argentina took the lead again only 45 seconds later and then got 5-3 at the start of the fourth quarter. 
 
But Korea didn’t give up and scored two goals in the two penalty corners that they created to draw level again and then defended the last three minutes with all their heart to push the game in the shoot-out. 
 
8:43 PM

Argentina vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Korea equalise with four minutes to go

 
This is one hack of a crazy game as Korea got a lucky penalty corner courtesy of a very poor trapping from Della Torre and they converted their fourth penalty corner out of the six that they have got so far. The goal was scored by the Korean captain and it is now level at 5-5 with 3 minutes to go. 
 
8:39 PM

Argentina vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Penalty corner to Argentina

 
The Argentinian unit is not happy with just a goal cushion. They have got three back-to-back penalty corners and have been unable to score on any one of them. 
 
8:33 PM

Argentina vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Jang Jonghyun scores with a PC again

 
The Koreans are not giving up on a chance to get into the quarterfinal any soon as Jang Jonghyun has scored again with the penalty corner and Korea are now just one goal behind Argentina. It's 4-5 now
 
8:31 PM

Argentina vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Keenan scores his second, ARG 5-3 up

 
The Argentinians have come out all guns blazing in the last quarter unlike the third one and as a result, Nicolas Keenan has got his second and given his team a two-goal cushion in the last quarter. 
 
8:27 PM

Argentina vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Minutes later, Argentina take lead again

8:26 PM

Argentina vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Korea come back with a goal to draw level on 3-3

7:58 PM

Argentina vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Its the end of the first half

7:51 PM

Argentina vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Nicolas Della Torre gets Argentina in lead

 
After trailing in the 19th minute of the game, Argentina are back in lead in the 23rd as there have been four goals scored in four minutes in the second quarter. This goal has come courtesy of a penalty corner. Drag flicker Nicolas Della Torre hit the left of the postman and got the ball through. 
 
7:45 PM

Argentina vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Now Argentian draw level within minutes

 
End-to-end hockey here between two maverick sides. After a very quiet first quarter, Korea scored back-to-back goals in two minutes and in the third minute, Argentina came back courtesy of a great field goal from Nicolas Keenan to draw level. It’s 2-2 now
 
7:43 PM

Argentina vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Korea take lead with an awkward goal

 
After the Argentine penalty corner, the Korean side went on the offence and got a penalty corner themselves. Variation was tried and the hitter messed up the shot as well. Then again the ball went to the Korean attackers on the right side of the post who tried to hit the ball to the goal but there was no force on the shot, the ball bounced here and there and ended up at yet another Korean player Jeong Jun-woo who eventually put the ball in the goal. 
 
The goal was challenged by the Argentines and they lost their referral. 
 
7:39 PM

Argentina vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Great defending from the Korean side

 
After conceding the goal with very bad defending, Korea have done well in the first-ever penalty corner defence. The drag flick wasn’t great but the ball went straight to the waiting attacker near the right post of the Korean goal the Argentine attacker went for the goal and the goalkeeper made a brilliant save. There was another shot on the rebound he saved it again. Then the ball went for a side hit after being hit out by the Korean defenders. 
 
7:35 PM

Argentina vs Korea Live Score, Hockey World Cup: Korea back on level terms

 
The Argentinian defence will be kicking themselves as the last man defending was not able to trap the ball from a Korean pass and the ball went straight to the last Korean man near the Argentine goal post and he just put the ball in the goal to equalise. Its’ 1-1
 

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First Published: Jan 23 2023 | 5:36 PM IST

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