The Lions took the fight for the World Cup elimination with a spectacular win over Chile 8-0. Without a chance to fight for the title after Australia’s painful loss on penalties against South Korea in the round of 16, the Argentine field hockey team took off their mufa in a group match that will determine the positions from ninth to sixteenth in the World Cup taking place in India.
The match was played at the Birsa Munda International Stadium, in Rourkela, and the goals were scored by Nicolás Della Torre, Maico Casella (2), Lucas Toscani, Bautista Capurro, Nicolás Keenan, Martín Ferreiro and Tomás Domene.
Argentina, led by Mariano Ronconi, will play against Wales -which earlier beat France 2-1 in definition with Australian penalties, after drawing 2-2- next Saturday at 10:30 in our country, in a clash to resolve the positions from ninth to twelfth place.
As for the fight for the title, the semifinals will be played this Friday and will be led by Australia-Germany and the Netherlands-Belgium. In the quarterfinals, Australia beat Spain 4-3, Germany beat England 4-2 on penalties after a 2-2 draw, the Netherlands eliminated South Korea 5-1 and Belgium defeated New Zealand 2-2. to 0.