India vs Belgium Hockey Match Result Highlights:
- The match ended 1-1
- Harmanpreet scored for India with Luypaert scoring for Belgium
- India took the lead in the table with 7 points
- India play Netherlands in their last group match on Saturday
A late Belgian equalizer denied India all three points on the day in their Champions Trophy match. The 1-1 draw was still not a bad result for them though as it took them to top of the table with 7 points. A good, exciting and attacking match was India take the lead via Harmanpreet Singh who has been a sensation for the men in blue this tournament. Sailing to a win, India finally conceded in the dying moments of the game after conceding a penalty corner to Belgium who leveled the scores through Luypaert. India take on Netherlands next in their final group match on Saturday in a bid to maintain their spot at the top of the pile.
An Indian side that has impressed this year having defeated Pakistan and world no.1 Argentina took on Belgium on Thursday. And they were on their best game again, looking to secure all three points once again before a late Belgium goal spilt milk on all their efforts.
Coming back to India vs Belgium Hockey Match Result, Breda, Netherlands played host to India V. Belgium in the Hockey Champions Trophy 2018. Playing their fourth match of round robin, India took the lead in the 10th minute through penalty corner. Harmanpreet Singh converted coolly as his ice cool nerves comfortably slotted the ball into the back of the net to give India the advantage. It was all Belgium from there on as they attacked mercilessly, knocking time and time again at India’s goal. Courtesy of goalkeeper PR Sreejesh who was a transformed man yesterday India managed to keep the Belgium’s at bay as they thwarted out the red devils continuous attempts. The Indians finally wilted under the Belgian’s pressure in the 59th minute though after Loick Luypaert finally converted a penalty corner for Belgium in the final quarter of the game. India were left to blame only themselves for the result, having failed to convert five of their penalty corners. The result however still worked in India’s favour, moving them top of the group and putting them in a strong position to qualify for the next round ahead of their final round robin game.
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