JOHANNESBURG: Argentina team defeated India by 3-0 score in their last group stage matches of Women’s Hockey World League (HWL) Semi Final that took place on Sunday.
Now, India will play against England in the quarter-finals that will be held on July 18.
Rocio Sanchez of Argentina were fast to hit the goal to lead Argentina against India in the second minute of game. In the starting of game, she took lead of 1-0.
On the other hand, India’s goalkeeper Savita was kept occupied appropriate from the begin and shockingly for her this objective fell off Argentina’s second shot on objective.
Despite the fact that she endeavored to spare the principal endeavor, an unmarked Sanchez rushed to get the bounce back and change over.
Before long, India verged on scoring an equalizer when Vandana Katariya helped by Namita Toppo attempted to avoid the ball into the objective however it was obstructed by the Argentine goalkeeper.
Savita made upwards of four spares in the initial 15 minutes and one of her best spares was cushioning ceaselessly a wildly struck shot by Julieta Jankunas.
Argentina likewise won their first punishment corner in the 6th moment however it was blocked away by first runner Namita Toppo.
Maria Granatto scored Argentina’s second objective in the fourteenth moment to go into the main break with a 2-0 lead.
India played the second quarter sensibly, covering their resistance and confine Argentina from entering the striking circle.
In the 23rd moment India won a punishment corner yet nothing fell off the open door as Rani’s strike was very much spared by the Argentina goalkeeper.
Before long, in the 25th moment Argentina was granted a punishment stroke when Sushila fouled while shielding a punishment corner granted to Argentina.
The punishment stroke was changed over by Noel Barrionuevo.
Argentina started the second from last quarter with an agreeable 3-0 lead and kept on putting India under weight.
They won consecutive punishment corners in the 34th moment yet India goalkeeper Rajani Etimarpu, who supplanted Savita after half-time, alongside first runner Namito Toppo did well to shield.
India thought of profound protective strategies to keep Argentina goalless in this quarter.
The last 15 minutes saw the Indian protectors hold the Argentine aggressors within proper limits.
They didn’t permit simple shots in the striking circle and concocted a high press to disappoint the Argentines.
In the interim, the Indian aggressors made urgent endeavors to take a fruitful shot on objective yet it was difficult to find.
A strained handle by India’s Sunita Lakra brought about Argentina being granted a punishment corner in the diminishing minutes. Yet, Rajani was splendid with her spare.
India gave away another punishment corner to Argentina before long, this was their ninth punishment corner yet nothing fell off the shot.
In spite of the fact that Rani made an extraordinary shot on objective inside the last two minutes to the hooter, the Argentina goalkeeper denied India an objective as the South Americans stayed unbeaten in the competition.