India vs Argentina Results: Argentina wins close encounter 2-1, Indian Women team to play for Bronze medal Great Britain

India vs Argentina Results: Argentina wins close encounter 2-1, Indian Women team to play for the Bronze medal against Great Britain
India vs Argentina Results: Argentina wins close encounter 2-1, Indian Women team to play for the Bronze medal against Great Britain

India vs Argentina Results: Argentina wins close encounter 2-1, Indian Women team to play for Bronze medal Great Britain –The Indian women’s hockey team might have taken an early lead, but the side stumbled to a 1-2 loss in the semi-finals against Argentina in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics here at the Oi Hockey Stadium North Pitch on Wednesday. The Rani Rampal-led side will now face Great Britain in the bronze medal match on Friday. On the other hand, Argentina will take on the Netherlands in the gold medal match on the same day.

India went on to take an early lead in the match as Gurjit Kaur registered a goal through a PC in the second minute of the first quarter. There were no more goals in the first quarter and India held on to its lead after the first 15 minutes. However, in the second half, Argentina skipper Noel Barrionuevo got the equaliser for the side and the scoreline was brought level to 1-1. The defence of India and Argentina was up to the mark in the second half, and as a result, the scoreline stood level at the half-time mark.

In the third quarter, Argentina went on to take a 2-1 lead as Barrionuevo scored her second goal of the match. India was not able to get the equaliser in the third quarter, and as it stood, Rani Rampal’s side was left with everything to play for in the last 15 minutes.

India tried hard in the fourth and final quarter, however, Argentina held its own and entered the finals of the women’s hockey event in the showpiece event

India vs Argentina Results: Argentina wins close encounter 2-1, Indian Women team to play for Bronze medal Great Britain

India vs Argentina LIVE – 4th Quarter

@5:01 PM IST: 58′ Last two minutes of the game.

@4:59 PM IST: Argentina have a good chance when Eugenia Trinchinetti crosses for Michaela Retegui, who cannot angle her deflection into the goal. Four minutes left.

@4:45 PM IST: End of third quarter. Barrionuevo’s 2nd goal sees Argentina take a 2-1 lead into the 4th & final quarter. India still showing plenty of heart – this is not over.

India vs Argentina LIVE – 3rd Quarter

Noel Maria strikes twice as Argentina lead India 2-1, After 3rd Quarter

@4:42 PM IST: India are back up to full strength and are starting to force the Argentineans back into their own territory. However, Argentina are coping well with the pressure.

@4:40 PM IST: Green card two-minute suspension for Neha – India down to ten players.

@4:35 PM IST: GOAL! Noel Barrionuevo has a second! Her drag-flick clips an India defender on route to goal. The umpire checks with the video umpire for danger, but nothing changes – the goal stands, and ARG lead!

@4:31 PM IST: Penalty corner for Argentina, India under pressure

@4:30 PM IST: India losing possession due to gaps in the midfield. They are getting pushed on the backfoot.

@4:23 PM IST: We are back underway for the final 30 mins. The game is evenly poised at the moment.

@4:21 PM IST: HALF TIME! A very close semi-final comes to an end, with the score-line locked at 1-1 going into the break. Fascinatingly poised.

India vs Argentina LIVE – 2nd Quarter

India draws Argentina 1-1; Noel Maria scores equaliser in 2nd quarter

@4:11 PM IST: Argentina now win a penalty corner, but Gorzelany’s drag-flick is charged down – again – by 19-year-old India defender Salima Tete 

@4:05 PM IST: Penalty corner for India, with Salima finding a foot in the Argentina circle.

@4:02 PM IST: Agustina Gorzelany is back on the field, wearing a protective bandage after her clash of heads with Navneet Kaur, who is also on the pitch. Good news for both!

 

@4 PM IST: Big chance for Argentina’s Julieta Jankunas, who finds space in the circle but misses the ball completely when trying to shoot. Around eight minutes of this second quarter left to play.

@3:45 PM IST: Argentina continue to pressurise the India circle, but are having little in terms of outcomes. India’s defence has been excellent so far.

@3:54 PM IST: Another penalty corner for India. GOAL!!!! 1-1 Noel Maria scores equaliser

 

 

@3:52 PM IST: Penalty corner for Argentina – Agustina Albertarrio drives around the back of the India defence before finding a foot in the circle. However, an intricate routine falls apart, and India win a free hit.

@3:50 PM IST: Second quarter begins!

@3:49 PM IST: The first quarter comes to an end, and India take a narrow lead into the break thanks to Gurjit Kaur’s fine penalty corner drag-flick.

@3:48 PM IST: A clash of heads between between Argentina’s Agustina Gorzelany and Navneet Kaur sees both players leave the field with cuts. Completely accidental, but painful for both.

India vs Argentina LIVE – 1st Quarter –

Gurjit Kaur helps India lead 1-0 after 1st quarter

@3:38 PM IST: First penalty corner for Argentina, Agustina Gorzelany misses. Salima Tete manages to keep the ball away from the goalpost.

@3:32 PM IST: Penalty corner for India, right on the money.

GOAL!!!! India lead Argentina 1-0 as Gurjit Kaur strikes

@3:30 PM IST: It’s SHOWTIME!

@3:24 PM IST: Players take the field ahead of the mouth-watering encounter.

@3:15 PM IST: The winner of this contest will play the final against the Netherlands. The loser will meet Great Britain.

@3:15 PM IST: The winner of this contest will play the final against the Netherlands. The loser will meet Great Britain.

@3:09 PM IST:

INDIA XI: Savita Punia (GK), Deep Grace Ekka, Gurjit Kaur, Udita, Neha Goyal, Monika Malik, Rani Rampal (C), Navneet Kaur, Vandana Katariya, Navjot Kaur, Nisha.

COACH – Sjoerd Marijne

ARGENTINA XI: Belen Succi, Sofia Toccalino, Agustina Gorzelany, Valentina Raposo, Agostina Alonso, Agustina Albertarrio, Maria Jose Granatto, Delfina Merino, Rocio Sanchez Moccia, Victoria Sauze, Victoria Granatto.

COACH – Carlos Retegui

@3:03 PM IST

 

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Gurjit Kaur scored the only goal of the game as a resolute India women’s hockey team saw the back of Australia in their maiden quarter-final game on Monday. The Indian eves had struggled to convert penalty corners throughout the tournament but did when it mattered the most, scoring in the 22nd minute of the game. The Australians retaliated with ferocity, but Rani Rampal and Co. kept the World No.2 side at bay to clinch a mammoth upset victory. 

India women’s hockey team managed to save a whopping 8 penalty corners while converted the only one that they got in the match to register one of the most famous wins in Olympic history. It marks India’s third consecutive win on the trot, after successes over Ireland and South Africa in their final group stage games. 

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Following the victory, Gurjit Kaur said, “Very happy with the win, everybody worked very hard for this win. We performed like one team and we are feeling so happy to have qualified for the semifinals. Thank you to all those who supported the Indian women’s team. This team is like a family, including the coaching staff. Our entire country supports us and everybody’s prayers are with us. “

Argentina meanwhile clinched a comfortable 2-0 win over Germany in their quarter-final clash. Argentina are ranked 5th in the world and are on the back of a five-game unbeaten run having lost their opener against New Zealand. They will prove to be a stern test for the Indian eves, who have shown they are up for the challenge. 

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India results so far

  • India lost to Netherlands 5-1
  • India lost to Germany 2-0
  • India lost to Great Britain 4-1
  • India beat Ireland 1-0
  • India beat South Africa 4-3
  • India beat Australia 1-0 (QF)

Argentina results so far

  • Argentina lost to New Zealand 3-0
  • Argentina beat Spain 3-0
  • Argentina beat China 3-2
  • Argentina beat Japan 2-1
  • Argentina beat Australia 2-0
  • Argentina beat Germany 2-0

Match Details: India vs Argentina (Hockey- Women’s semifinal)

Time: 3:30 PM

Date: 04-08-2021

Venue: Oi Hockey Stadium- North Pitch 

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