Hockey Champions Trophy: Germany book semi-final berth

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Dec 11:

Germany regained their form as they stormed into the semi-finals after whipping England by 2-0 goal in the Hero Hockey Champions Trophy at Kalinga Stadium in Odisha’s capital here this afternoon.


The Olympic champions, who finished at the bottom in the pool stages, displayed high class defensive skills and stopped the high-flying Englishmen who had topped Pool-A.

The two goals were scored by Germans scored a goal each in the second and fourth quarters through Moritz Furste and Christopher Ruhr in the 30th and 58th minute.

With this win, Germany will take on world champions Australia in the semi-finals on Saturday, while England will face Argentina for the fifth and eighth place.

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