India vs Canada, Hockey World Cup Highlights: India Outclass Canada To March Into Quarterfinals

Updated: 08 December 2018 22:47 IST

Hockey World Cup 2018 Highlights, India vs Canada Hockey Match: India marched into the quarterfinals of the 2018 Hockey World Cup after registering a comprehensive win over Canada.

India vs Canada, Hockey World Cup Highlights: India Outclass Canada To March Into Quarterfinals
Hockey World Cup 2018: India defeated Canada 5-1 to secure a place in the quarterfinals. © Hockey India

India registered a comprehensive 5-1 win over Canada to march into the quarterfinals of the 2018 Hockey World Cup at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. Lalit Upadhyay scored twice while Harmanpreet Singh, Chinglensana Singh and Amit Rohidas scored a goal each, helping India register a thumping win against the World No.11 team. India started of their final pool match with a goal in the first quarter. Harmanpreet Singh scored in the 12th minute through a penalty corner, giving India an early lead in the match. But after the opening goal, the second quarter went goalless as both teams failed to find the back of the net. In the third quarter, Floris van Son stunned the Indian team, scoring the equaliser for Canada. In the final quarter of the match, Indian attackers upped the ante and scored four goals in quick succession to take the game away from Canada.

Highlights Of The Match Between India vs Canada, Hockey World Cup straight from Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar

20:27 IST: Thank you for joining our live coverage of the final Pool C match between India and Canada. Do join for India's next match.

Final Score - India 5-1 Canada

20:27 IST: And it's all over for Canada in the match. India post a thumping 5-1 win against Canada in their final pool encounter. 

20:26 IST: This time they fail to get past the Canadian defence. Final 28 seconds remaining in the match. IND 5-1 CAN

20:25 IST: Another penalty corner for India with just under a minute to go in the match. 

20:20 IST: GOAL! Second goal for Lalit Kumar in the match. Brilliant running pass from Sumit from the right flank and Lalit goes the rest. Scores the fifth goal for India in the 56th minute. IND 5-1 CAN

20:12 IST: GOAL! Amit Rohidas scores the fourth goal for India through a penalty corner. What a thunderous strike that was from the local lad. Amit scores the fourth goal in the 51st minute. India are now in a commanding position in the match. IND 4-1 CAN

20:11 IST: Penalty corner for India! Indian team looking threatening at the moment. Looking to score yet another goal. 

20:06 IST: GOAL! Two goals in quick succession for India. This time it's Lalit Kumar who scores a field goal in the 47th minute for the home team. IND 3-1 CAN

20:05 IST: GOAL! Chinglensana Singh scores the second goal for India in 46th minute. Brilliant placement from the Indian vice-captain on that occasion. Finds the lower right corner of the Canadian net. IND 2-1 CAN

20:04 IST: Whistle from the referee and final quarter gets underway. 

20:02 IST: Whistle from the referee and third quarter comes to an end. IND 1-1 CAN

20:01 IST: That was a brilliant run from Mandeep Singh from the right flank. Pushes in a brilliant cross but Lalit Kumar fails to convert it into a goal. India desperately looking for the lead.   

19:58 IST: That was a brilliant run from Lalit Kumar but Canada defenders were alert on that occasion. Block Lalit just outside the circle. 

19:54 IST: GOAL! Canada scores the equaliser in the 39th minute. That was brilliant shot from Floris van Son. Scoops the ball over PR Sreejesh to find the back of the net. IND 1-1 CAN

19:48 IST: Amit Rohidas goes for the angled shot but fails to find the back of the net. That was excellent thinking from him but fails to convert it into a goal. 

19:46 IST: Whistle from the referee and Mandeep Singh gets the match underway. 

19:36 IST: Whistle from the referee and second quarter comes to an end! At half-time, India lead 1-0 against Canada. 

19:34 IST: Yellow card for Jamie Wallace for a nasty tackle! We are just a minute away away from the half-time break. 

19:31 IST: That was a brilliant run from Simranjeet Singh inside the Canadian half but fails to pass the ball in time to Akashdeep Singh. Canada defenders were alert on that occasion. 

19:29 IST: Canada attack this time from the the left-flank but goalkeeper PR Sreejesh was alert on that occasion. Blocks the ball comfortably. 

19:27 IST: Iain Smythe gets a Green Card in the 22nd minute! 

19:23 IST: India, once again looking to attack Canada in the opening minutes of the second quater. India controlling the ball brilliantly at the moment inside the Canadian half, looking to extend their lead. IND 1-0 CAN

19:20 IST: Whistle from the referee and second quarter gets underway! 

19:18 IST: Whistle from the referee and first quarter comes to an end. India lead 1-0 against Canada. 

19:16 IST: Another penalty corner for India! But this time it was good defending from the Canada defenders. Block Harmanpreet Singh with ease. Just under two minutes to go in the first quarter. IND 1-0 CAN

19:14 IST: GOAL! Harmanpreet Singh with a thunderous drag-flick and he finds the back of the net. India score the opening goal of the match in the 12th minute. IND 1-0 CAN

19:13 IST: Referral from India. And they are spot on with their referral. Penalty Corner for India!

19:10 IST: Harmanpreet Singh with a  powerful drag-flick but fails to go past the Canada defenders. IND 0-0 CAN

19:10 IST: Penalty Corner for India! First one of the match. Skipper Manpreet Singh is all set. 

19:06 IST: That was a brilliant cross from Chinglensana Singh from the right flank but Canada goalkeeper Antoni Kindler blocks the ball with ease. 

19:04 IST: India dominating the ball possession in the opening minutes. Canada mid-fielders and defenders are under pressure at the moment. 

19:02 IST: India go on the offensive straightaway. That was a brilliant from Lalit Kumar but Canada defenders were alert on that occasion. 

19:01 IST: Whistle from the referee and Canada get the match underway.

18:55 IST: Both teams are out in the middle along with the match officials for the national anthems. 

18:44 IST: Starting XI for both the teams.

18:40 IST: Simranjeet Singh has been the top scorer for India so far in the tournament. All eyes will be once again on him when India take on Canada in their final pool clash.

18:35 IST: India and Canada are up next! We are minutes away from the start. 

18:32 IST: Whistle from the referee and the match between Belgium and South Africa finally comes to an end. Scoreline BEL 5-1 RSA

18:15 IST: GOAL! Cedric Charlier extends the lead for Belgium with a field goal in the 48th minute. BEL 5-1 RSA

18:12 IST: Alexander Hendrickx (2), Simon Gougnard and Loick Luypaert have been the goal scorers for Belgium while Nicholas Spooner has scored the lone goal for South Africa so far in the match.

18:11 IST: Match 21, Belgium vs South Africa - Third quarter has come to an end and Belgium are in complete control at the moment. They have a 4-1 lead against South Africa. 

17:50 IST: India will be up next facing Canada in their final match of the group stage.

17:45 IST: It's Day 11 of the tournament and we have two matches lined up for today. Currently, Belgium and South Africa are up against each other in their final Pool C match.

17:30 IST: Hello and welcome to the live match updates of the Hockey World Cup 2018 match between India vs Canada. 

India got off to a solid start in the tournament with a thumping 5-0 win against South Africa. In the second match, the Manpreet Singh-led team was held to a 2-2 draw against World No. 3 Belgium. Harmanpreet Singh and Simranjeet Singh were the scorers for India.

With the next match against lower ranked team, the likes of Mandeep Singh and Akashdeep Singh will look to improve their performance ahead of the knock-out stages.

On the other hand, Canada are currently placed third in the group. After suffering a 1-2 defeat against Belgium in their opening match, Canada played a 1-1 draw against South Africa.

Squads

India: Manpreet Singh (C), PR Sreejesh (GK), Krishna Bahadur Pathak (GK), Harmanpreet Singh, Birendra Lakra, Varun Kumar, Kothajit Singh Khadangbam, Surender Kumar, Amit Rohidas, Chinglensana Singh Kangujam, Nilakanta Sharma, Hardik Singh, Sumit, Akashdeep Singh, Mandeep Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay and Simranjeet Singh.

Canada: Scott Tupper (C), David Carter (GK), Antoni Kindler (GK), Brandon Pereira, Gordon Johnston, Keegan Pereira, Matthew Sarmento, Iain Smythe, James Kirkpatrick, Oliver Scholfield, Mark Pearson, Sukhi Panesarbc, Gabe Ho-Garcia, John Smythe, Richard Hildreth, Brednen Bissett, Jamie Wallace, Balraj Panesar

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