Indian hockey team wins at Tokyo Olympics, defeats Spain 3-0

The Indian hockey team is seen getting back on track at the Tokyo Olympics. The Indian team, which suffered a crushing 1-7 defeat against Australia on Sunday, defeated Spain 3-0 in a Pool A match on Tuesday.

Tokyo Olympics 2021

The win has also strengthened India’s hopes of reaching the quarter-finals. Team India has reached the second position in Pool A with 4 points in 3 matches. The Australian team is still top.

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In fact, India had taken a 2-0 lead in the first quarter. Simranjit Singh scored a field goal in the 14th minute to give India a 1-0 lead.

Tokyo Olympics 2021
Tokyo Olympics 2021

In the next minute, Rupinder Pal Singh scored on a penalty stroke to give India a 2-0 lead. Neither team scored in the second and third quarters. In the fourth quarter, Rupinder Pal Singh scored on a penalty corner to give India a decisive 3-0 lead.

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Let’s say there are 6-6 teams in Hockey, Pool-A and Pool-B. India are in Pool A. In addition to India and Spain, there are teams from Australia, Argentina and host Japan. India will have to stay in the top four in the pool to reach the quarter-finals. India had beaten New Zealand 3-2 in their first match, but Australia had beaten them 7-1 in the next match.

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