Malaysia secured direct qualification to the quarter-finals from Pool C with a record-breaking 14-0 win over New Zealand after a 3-2 victory over New Zealand at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Thursday and Malaysia are second in the table. With this victory, the Netherlands are at the top of Pool C with nine points and three wins from three matches. Malaysia is second with six points and two wins from three matches.
New Zealand is in third place with three points from three wins and two losses. Malaysia and New Zealand can still qualify if they perform well in the crossover. But it’s the end of the road for Chile, who finish bottom of the table with three defeats and zero points.
Coming to the Netherlands match, the first quarter of the match ended with the Netherlands leading 1-0. The Dutch earned a PC in the sixth minute and Geep Jansen wasted no time converting them.
The second quarter became even more miserable for the debutant Chilean side as Derek de Wilder (22nd minute), Thijs van Damme (23rd minute), captain Thierry Brinkman (25th minute) made it 4-0 with just three minutes remaining. Dutch. The Netherlands earned a PC in the 29th minute and Jansen successfully converted it to make it 5-0 for the Netherlands.
The Netherlands led 5-0 at the end of the second quarter and the first half.
The third quarter was the worst for Chile and three-time champions Netherlands continued to make a mockery of their defence. Brinkmann (33rd minute), Janssen (34th minute, penalty corner), Terrence Peters (37th minute), Koen Bijen (40th minute), Justin Block (42nd minute) and Janssen (44th minute, penalty corner) scored. 11-0 to the Dutch.
The Netherlands led 11-0 in the final quarter.
Chile earned their first PC in the 50th minute, but couldn’t convert. Meanwhile, the Netherlands broke the record for most goals scored by a team in a single WC match, with Koen (45th minute), Teun Baines (48th minute, penalty stroke) and Brinkman (58th minute, penalty stroke) scoring a further 14 goals. -0
In the other match, Malaysia beat New Zealand 3-2.
The Black Sticks earned a penalty stroke in the second minute of the first quarter, but failed to convert. Malaysia also failed to convert a PC gained in the seventh minute, but Faizal Sari’s strike in the eighth minute gave Malaysia an early lead.
Malaysia was leading 1-0 at the end of the first quarter.
Malaysia scored two PCs but the second quarter was scoreless. Malaysia still led 1-0 at the end of the second quarter and into the first half.
Malaysia doubled the lead in the 42nd minute of the third quarter with a goal by Razi Rahim. Malaysia led 2-0 at the end of the third quarter.
Quick goals from Hayden Phillips (51st minute), Sam Lane (52nd minute) in the final quarter saw the Black Sticks stage a fightback to even things up between the two sides. But Faizal scored his second goal in the 56th minute to give Malaysia the lead again. Malaysia won 3-2, although NZ earned a PC in the 57th minute.
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