Hockey World Cup Highlights: India and England play out draw, Spain defeat Wales 5-1 on Day 3, Follow Hockey World Cup Highlights

Hockey World Cup Highlights – Day 3 of Hockey WC – Spain beat Wales 5-1, India vs England 0-0 : India played…

Hockey World Cup Highlights – Day 3 of Hockey WC – Spain beat Wales 5-1, India vs England 0-0 : India played out an entertaining 0-0 draw against England in their second group match at the Hockey World Cup 2023 on Sunday, 15th January 2023. There was hardly anything to separate between the world no.5 India and sixth-ranked England as both the teams failed to break the deadlock after 60 minutes of intense battle. Earlier in the day, Spain defeated Wales 5-1. Watch Hockey WC LIVE Streaming on Disney+ Hotstar & LIVE Updates with InsideSport.IN 

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Hockey World Cup Highlights: India and England play out draw, Spain defeat Wales 5-1 on Day 3, Follow Hockey World Cup Highlights

Hockey World CUP Format

  • The 16 teams have been divided into four pools.
  • Each team in its respective pool will play the other three teams once, and the pool-topper will progress to the quarterfinals.
  • The teams ranked second and third in each pool will play the crossover matches that will decide the remaining four quarterfinalists.
  • The two semifinals will be played on January 27 and the final on January 29.

FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup Fixtures – Day 3

Date Stage Fixture Time
Jan 15, 2023 Pool D Spain BEAT Wales 5-1 05 PM IST
Jan 15, 2023 Pool D England vs India 0-0 07 PM IST


Spain vs Wales

Marc Reyna and Marc Miralles struck a brace each as Spain outplayed Wales 5-1 in a Pool D match to register their first win in the FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup on Sunday. Reyna sounded the board in the 16th and 38th minutes from field efforts, while Miralles scored in the 32nd and 56th minutes. Skipper Alvaro Iglesias (22nd) was the other goal getter for the winners. Wales’ lone goal was scored by James Carson in the 52nd minute.

While Spain recorded their first win in the tournament, it was Wales’ second loss on the trot. Spain had earlier lost 0-2 to hosts India in their tournament opener, while Wales were defeated 0-5 by England. Spain will take on England in their final pool match on January 19 in Bhubaneswar, while Wales will face India.

Harmanpreet Singh led India is fresh after their 2-0 win over Spain on Friday. England too hasn’t done badly and thrashed Wales with 5-0 margin. For India, they can book their place in Quarterfinals by defeating England on Sunday. India head coach Graham Reid has already declared that England will be a far tougher opponent than Spain.

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India vs England

The draw, however, ensured the top spot for England in Pool D on account of a better goal difference than India. Both India and England made a winning start to their campaigns. While England thrashed Wales 5-0, India defeated Spain 2-0 in their tournament opener.
India will take on Wales, the lowest ranked side in the pool, in their final group match on January 19 in Bhubaneswar while England will up against Spain. In the other match of the pool, Spain defeated Wales 5-1 at the newly-built Birsa Munda Stadium.

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How does the Pool D looks like?

Pool D
Position Team Played Won Draw Lost Points GF GA GD
1 England 2 1 1 0 4 5 0 +5
2 India 2 1 1 0 4 2 0 +2
3 Spain 2 1 0 1 3 5 3 +2
4 Wales 2 0 0 2 0 1 10 -9

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