A dominant India again beat Pakistan 4-0 to enter into the final of the 10th men’s Asia Cup hockey tournament .Currently India is on Sixth-ranked. India beat Pakistan by striking , three field strikes and one through a penalty corner.Satbir Singh, Harmanpreet Singh , Lalit Upadhyay and Gurjant Singh were the scorers for India on Saturday.
It was India’s fourth win over Pakistan this year India beat Pakistan twice in the Hockey World League Semi-finals in London and beaten then once in the pool stages.Pakistan is out of the race in the tournament as India beat Pakistan in Semi-Finals. India need to defeat Malaysia or Korea to win the title.
Pakistan had missed three chances via penalty corners to take the lead in the first quarter but Pakistan didn’t get on mark.Harmanpreet hit the crossbar from India’s second penalty corner as both the teams failed to break the deadlock at halftime.India wasted two more penalty corners in a span of two minutes as Amjad Ali made multiple saves to deny their opponents.
Dominated India scored three goals in final 10 minutes to win the game.
While Harmanpreet Singh scored his seventh goal of the tournament from India’s sixth penalty corner, Lalit made it 3-0 a minute later by pouncing on a loose ball inside the D.
India added salt to Pakistan’s wounds when Gurjant slotted home three minutes from the final hooter after receiving a precision pass from Akshdeep Singh