india vs argentina hockey highlights: Tokyo Olympics India Women vs Argentina Women Semi-Finals Highlights; Argentina broke the golden dream of the Indian women’s hockey team, know where the mistake happened
Like the men’s team at the Tokyo Olympics, the Indian women’s team also lost in the semi-finals. The Rani Rampal-led side’s golden dream was shattered with a 2-1 defeat against Argentina, but they still have a chance to win the bronze medal. For this she will go against Great Britain. Which the Netherlands defeated 5-1.
First goal, India took the lead: Captain Rani gave India a penalty corner which Gurjeet converted into a goal. Three minutes later, however, Argentina missed the equalizer. María Jose Granato went ahead with the ball from the left flank and entered the circle, although her plans were dashed by the ready Indian defenders.
Turns for Argentina in the second quarter: In the second quarter, the picture was reversed and Argentina’s position changed. He got the advantage in the third minute in the form of a penalty corner, which was converted into a goal by captain Maria. The score is tied at 1-1.
India missed opportunity: India missed the opportunity to take the lead in the second quarter. India’s ‘hat-trick girl’ Vandana Katariya made a good move from the right flank and handed the ball to Lalremsiami inside the circle who could not control her. In the second quarter, both the penalty corners that India got went in vain.
Aggressive move in the third quarter, but no success: In the third quarter, India started aggressively and Neha tried to bring the ball from the left flank to the inside D but without success.
Maria hit the spot: Argentina counterattacked in the third quarter itself and scored a penalty corner, which was converted into a goal by Maria to give the team the lead. India also took a referral against this penalty which was unsuccessful. In the last quarter, the Indian players tried their best to score but the Argentine defenders did not let them succeed.
This was the difference between the two teams’ games.
In the third and fourth quarters, the Indian team tried its best to get ahead, but it could not penetrate the defense of the opposition team. There is no doubt that the Indian women players tried to capitalize on every opportunity after the half-half, but the Argentine players were far faster. Physically, his movement was faster than the Indian team, which benefited him.
understand in statistics
Argentina scored a total of 6 goal opportunities including penalty corners throughout the match, with their captain Maria scoring success on two occasions. On the other hand, Indian team got 4 chances including 3 penalty corners but could score in only one.
India vs Argentina SF Highlights: Argentina broke the golden dream of Indian women’s hockey team, know where it went wrong
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