India Men’s Hockey team came back to winning ways in the Tokyo Olympics after they achieved an incredible 3-0 victory against Spain in the Pool A fixture on Tuesday.
India Men’s Hockey team triumphs over Spain
The Indian side took the first quarter lead in the closing minutes. The first move saw a threatening pass through the ground from the right flank.
The Spanish defence was caught off guard as the ball travelled past a few players and reached Simranjeet Singh, who made no mistake as he slotted it into goal from close range.
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In the final minutes of the quarter, following a series of penalty corners, India won a penalty stroke. Rupinder Pal Singh converted it with ease from the spot to double the score.
He went on to complete his brace after scoring off a penalty corner in the third quarter.
Indian side were previously hammered by Australia in their second game. They also won their opening fixture against New Zealand 3-2.
On the other hand, Spain came into this match after a thrilling contest against New Zealand.They lost to Kiwis 4-3 and had earlier drawn against Argentina 1-1 in their opening contest.
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