Indian girls’s hockey staff suffers 5-0 defeat to Germany in first recreation of four-match tour

Indian girls’s hockey staff suffers 5-0 defeat to Germany in first recreation of four-match tour

The Indian staff will tackle Germany of their second match on Sunday.

Indian women's hockey team suffers 5-0 defeat to Germany in first game of four-match tour

India’s subsequent match is on Sunday. Picture: Twitter/@TheHockeyIndia

Dusseldorf: World No. 3 Germany blanked the Indian girls’s hockey staff 5-0 of their first recreation of the four-match tour on Saturday.

Pia Maertens (10′, 14′), Lena Micheel (20′), Pauline Heinz (28′) and Lisa Altenburg (41′) discovered the again of the online for the hosts.

Germany’s ahead Pia Maertens put the hosts within the lead with a purpose within the tenth minute after which discovered the again of the online once more within the 14th minute. The groups went into the primary quarter break with Germany main 2-0.

Within the second quarter, the hosts continued to place stress on the Indian defence line and earned a penalty nook within the seventeenth minute. The Indian facet saved it and counter-attacked instantly.

India earned a penalty nook within the very subsequent minute, however the Germans stood tall and saved the visiting staff’s shot on the purpose as soon as once more.

Germany rode on the momentum and took a 3-0 lead within the twentieth minute when ahead Lena Micheel discovered a gap and transformed it brilliantly. Eight minutes later, the hosts prolonged their result in 4-0 after midfielder Pauline Heinz discovered the again of the online simply earlier than half time.

The Indian staff fought arduous and tried to make inroads into the German half within the third quarter, however the hosts fought again and earned a penalty nook within the fortieth minute.

Nonetheless, the hosts continued to place stress on India relentlessly and Germany took a 5-0 lead after ahead Lisa Altenburg struck a purpose within the forty first minute.

Initially of the ultimate quarter, the Indian staff confirmed character and put Germany on the back-foot straightaway.

They earned a penalty nook within the forty seventh and the fiftieth minutes, however the German defence line stood tall and thwarted India’s makes an attempt.

The Indian staff will tackle Germany of their second match on Sunday.

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