India and Australia clash in the final of the Hockey Champions Trophy in a repeat of the 2016 final where India finished second. India will try to avenge their loss and win a gold medal for the first time in the tournament. Australia are unbeaten in this tournament and have a chance to win 11th title.
Edwards scores!!!!!!! AUSTRALIA WIN CHAMPIONS TROPHY 2018
Sreejesh needs to save this.
Manpreet scores. What a relief for India.
Manpreet has to score this one.
What a save from Sreejesh once again.
What a save from Sreejesh.
Oh boy! Harmanpreet finds the net but not before the given time.
Australia take 2-0 lead.
Sardar in action and he misses the chance. Australia 1-0
GOAL! Australia take the lead. Australia 1-0
In 2016, Australia defeated India in the shootout. Can India beat Australia this time?
FULL-TIME – INDIA 1-1 AUSTRALIA. The match heads into a shootout.
GOAL! India equalise
India were mounting a couple of attacks. One from the top of the D which was stopped. But a similar second attack was passed to three players standing from the top of the D to the goal. Vivek was the one to slot this home! India are now level
India get a PC in the 33rd minute after a referral! That is a back stick of an Australian player. This is a great chance for India to equalise!
That is half-time! India and Australia are separated by a single goal by Govers who converted a penalty corner in the 24th minute! India need a comeback in the second half. They have been brilliant in the game but a goal is missing
GOAL! Australia 1-0 India
GOAL! Australia are in the lead! The PC is converted by Govers in the 24th minute. Sreejesh got a hand to it but it got deflected into the goal. Australia lead 1-0
India 0-0 Australia
Australia are now dominating possession in the middle. Indian defence tested again and again. So far, India have done well to deny Australia any goal scoring opportunity