Champions Trophy Hockey: India beat Belgium to reach Semis


TNI Bureau: India defeated Belgium by a solitary goal to reach the semifinals of the Champions Trophy Hockey in Melbourne. India avenged the shocking defeat they suffered
against Belgium at London Olympics 2012.

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India took the lead in the 12th minute when Sardar Singh scored the goal on his 150th international appearance. Belgium gave a tough fight, but failed to penetrate into the Indian defence.

Earlier, Pakistan scored a 2-1 upset win over Olympics Gold medalist Germany to reach the semifinals. They will take on the Netherlands, which defeated New Zealand 2-0 in the other quarterfinal.

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