Tokyo Olympics 2020 Men’s Hockey Match, India vs Australia Highlights: India Suffer First Defeat, Lose 1-7 To Australia | Olympics News


Tokyo Olympics Hockey Match Highlights: India were no match for Australia in their Pool A game.© AFP

India crashed to a 1-7 defeat against Australia in their Men’s Hockey Pool A match, at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics on Sunday. Dilpreet Singh scored the consolation for India, with Tim Brand, Joshua Beltz, Daniel James Beale, Flynn Andrew Ogilvie, Jeremy Thomas Hayward scoring a goal each for Australia. Blake Govers scored a brace for the winners. Both teams won their opening games and will be looking to consolidate their position on top of their group with a win at the Oi Hockey Stadium. India beat New Zealand 3-2 in a closely contested encounter on Saturday.

Here are the Highlights from the Tokyo Olympics Men’s Pool A hockey match between India and Australia

  • 16:33 (IST)


    That’s it! The match is over in Men’s Hockey Pool A! India crumble against Australia, losing 1-7 at the Tokyo Olympics.

  • 16:29 (IST)

    Australia are maintaining control | 4:23′ 4th | IND 1-7 AUS

    Australia are spraying the ball around and attacking to score another goal! Whenever India attack, the Aussies are soaking in the pressure with comfortable ease!

  • 16:24 (IST)

    7th goal for Australiaaa | 9:47′ 4th | IND 1-7 AUS

    Tim Brand scores for Australia again! Its like the Germany vs Brazil match from the 2014 FIFA World Cup here at the Tokyo Olympics!

  • 16:21 (IST)

    India are trying to find another goal | 11:34′ 4th | IND 1-6 AUS

    India are passing around, but are unable to get past the Australian midfield in the fourth quarter.

  • 16:15 (IST)

    The third quarter is over!

    India are in a very poor situation, with Australia leading 6-1 in this Men’s Pool A match.

  • 16:11 (IST)

    SIXTH GOAL | 3:33 3rd | IND 1-6 AUS

    Australia receive a penalty corner, and Blake Govers converts it with ease! India are crumbling today!

  • 16:07 (IST)

    Another one for Australia | 5:01′ 3rd | IND 1-5 AUS

    Australia receive a penalty stroke, and put it on the bottom right corner. While Sreejesh dives to the left!

  • 16:01 (IST)

    India are not being able to find the final move | 5:59′ 3rd | IND 1-4 AUS

    India have more of the ball now, but there are a lot of yellow shirts near the Australian goal. India are unable to break past!

  • 15:55 (IST)

    Dilpreet Singh scores one for India | 11:42′ 3rd | IND 1-4 AUS

    Dilpreet finds one for India. It was Rupinder, who just hit from far, and Dilpreet found a touch near the Aussie goal. A consolation for India!

  • 15:51 (IST)

    India miss their chance | 13:20′ 3rd | IND 0-4 AUS

    India mess up their penalty corner, the players didn’t know what they were doing and Australia stopped it right away!

  • 15:49 (IST)

    The third quarter begins!

    The third quarter has begun, and India will be hoping to not concede any more goals!

  • 15:39 (IST)

    Second quarter ends!

    The second quarter has come to an end and Australia are 4-0 ahead, and have blown away India!

  • 15:35 (IST)

    Joshua Beltz scores | 4:00′ 2nd | IND 0-4 AUS

    A quick dribble down the left flank, and then a solo run, followed by a cross to Beltz. He simply hit a powerful shot past Sreejesh!

  • 15:33 (IST)

    GOAL | 7:00′ 2nd | IND 0-3 AUS

    Andrew Flynn Ogilvie scores a third goal for Australia, and what a counter attacking field goal! 3-0 for Australia.

  • 15:29 (IST)

    Australia extend their lead | 10:00′ 2nd | IND 0-2 AUS

    Australia attack on the counter, and Beale extends their lead! Nice penalty corner!

  • 15:26 (IST)

    WHAT A SAVE | 9:54′ 2nd | IND 0-1 AUS

    WHAT A SAVE BY SREEJESH! Australia hit on the counter, and Mitton finds Sreejesh near the right side of his goal post, but the legs of the goalkeeper block the shot.

  • 15:23 (IST)

    India are increasing their pressure | 12:53′ 2nd | IND 0-1 AUS

    India are increasing their pressure, but Australia are sitting back and soaking it with occasional bursts of possession.

  • 15:19 (IST)

    The first quarter is over! IND 0-1 AUS

    India trail 0-1, and need to find an early goal in the next quarter. It was a good goal by Whetton.

  • 15:18 (IST)

    Another penalty corner for India | 49.2′ 1st | IND 0-1 AUS

    India get their second penalty corner, and Rupinder takes an attempt, but a wonderful save by the Aussie goalkeeper.

  • 15:13 (IST)

    GOALLL | 5:48′ 1st | IND 0-1 AUS


    Australia received a penalty corner, and India initially saved it. Then Whetton found some space in the crowd, and managed to squeeze it through!

  • 15:10 (IST)

    Good try by India | 7:15′ 1st | IND 0-0 AUS

    Oh my word! That was close by India, they could have gone one ahead and taken the lead. Goo pressure

  • 14:56 (IST)

    Teams are out for the national anthems

    The Indian and Australian players have walked out for the national anthems ahead of the start of play

  • 14:18 (IST)

    Hello and welcome!

    A big hello to everyone tuning in. Today, India’s men’s hockey team will take on Australia in Pool A at the Tokyo Olympics and we can’t wait for what looks set to be a cracking contest

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