Belgium beat Germany 3-1 for his or her 2nd win in males's match -

Belgium beat Germany 3-1 for his or her 2nd win in males's match -

Belgium’s males’s hockey crew secured a 3-1 victory over Germany in a scrappy match on Monday for his or her second win of the Tokyo Olympics, whereas the Netherlands defeated Eire within the ladies’s match.

The world champion Belgians took early management of the sport, with ahead Cedric Charlier netting the ball behind the German goalie twice within the first quarter.

“It is true that scoring right here is a good feeling,” stated Charlier. “So long as we’re working nicely offensively collectively, that is what issues probably the most for the crew.” Feelings ran excessive on each side within the second half, with Belgian defender Alexander Hendrickx including to Germany’s ache by scoring his fourth aim of the match by a penalty nook.

“They did 4 or 5 sliding tackles, which is a yellow card each time,” stated Belgian veteran midfielder John-John Dohmen, who has greater than 400 caps.

“Even once they tackled us, they got here to us to have a struggle.

“We stayed actually calm and I am actually pleased with that.” By the tip of the match, Germany had been given two yellow playing cards and a inexperienced one. Belgium had collected one yellow and two inexperienced playing cards. In area hockey, inexperienced playing cards lead to two-minute suspensions for gamers and yellow playing cards carry five-minute suspensions.

The Germans couldn’t penetrate their rivals’ defence successfully sufficient to degree the rating after scoring a penalty nook within the fourth quarter.

Amid an overcast sky, the pitch was nonetheless sprayed with water in the course of the half-time break to maintain it quick and easy.

Officers caught to the standard two-minute quarterly breaks after prolonged breaks on Sunday to permit gamers to chill down in sweltering circumstances.

Within the ladies’s match, gold medal favourites the Netherlands brushed apart Olympic debutants Eire 4-0.

The aim scorers have been rookie ace Felice Albers, who additionally scored twice within the opening match, Marlou Pheninckx, Laurien Leurink and veteran striker Frederique Matla. Reuters


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