India vs Argentina Hockey Match Live Preview
Final Score : IND 2 – 1 ARG (India won). Next Match – India vs Netherlands August 11th 2016 6.30pm IST.
Must Read : Hockey Standings Rio Olympics 2016
After first win against team Ireland by 3-2 and heart breaking defeat against Germany by 2-1 yesterday, India will now take on 7th ranked team Argentina in their third match on Tuesday. India are placed in group of death – Group B along with Germany, Argentina, Ireland, Netherlands and Canada.
Total four teams will qualify from this group to quarterfinals. Click here to follow the complete schedule of the Men’s Rio Hockey 2016!
Argentina played a draw against Netherlands 3-3 in their first match and won against Canada 3-1 in their second match at Rio Olympics.
INDIA VS ARGENTINA HOCKEY MATCH RIO 2016 TIME, DATE AND VENUE
Team India vs. Argentina hockey game will kick off at 11.00am Local Time in brazil and 7.30pm India Time IST on August 9th, 2016 – Tuesday evening. The game will be played at Deodoro Olympic Park, in Rio – Brazil.
HOCKEY RIO 2016 INDIA VS ARGENTINA MATCH LIVE SCORE, LIVE COMMENTARY, LIVE STREAMING AND LIVE TELECAST
Live telecast between team Argentina vs India hockey match will be available on Star sports 1, Star sports 2, Star sports 3 and Star sports 4 TV channels in India. Live streaming between India vs. Argentina hockey match will be available on starsports.com and hotstar.com. Apart from this, BBC One, BBC Four and Red Button will also telecast live match in UK. In Argentina ESPN and DirectTV will telecast live match.
2016 RIO HOCKEY INDIA VS Argentina MATCH NEWS | RIO OLYMPICS 2016
Argentina are currently ranked seventh in the FIH men’s Hockey ranking and India are fifth in the latest FIH rankings. For Indian hockey team, a lot of things will depend upon their wall and captain P.R Sreejesh and penalty specialists Rupinder Pal Singh and V.R Raghunath.
Apart from this experience of Sardar Singh will come handy in this crucial match. Argentina team will provide a different test with their trickery on the ball against the Indians. Last match played between these two teams ended up in a draw 3-3 in July 2016.
2016 RIO IND VS ARG HOCKEY MATCH PREDICTION
Going by the form, on paper team and FIH rankings, Indian are better team against team Argentina, but Argentina has been playing good hockey from past few months. Win predictor says India will win their 3rd hockey match of Rio against Argentina by 3-2.
INDIA VS ARGENTINA HOCKEY RIO 2016 SQUAD / TEAM / PLAYING XI
Indian Hockey squad for Rio 2016 – PR Sreejesh (captain and GK); Defenders : VR Raghunath, Harmanpreet Singh, Rupinder Pal Singh, Kothajit Singh, Surendar Kumar ; Midfielders : Sardar Singh, Manpreet Singh, SK Uthappa, Danish Mujtaba, Devender Walmiki and Chinglenana ; Forwards : Akashdeep Singh, SV Sunil (vice captain), Ramandeep Singh & Nikkin Thimmaiah.
Indian Hockey Team Head Coach : Roelant Oltmans.
Argentina Hockey Squad for Rio 2016 – Juan Manuel Vivaldi (GK), Gonzalo Peillat, Juan Ignacio Gilardi, Facundo Callioni, Lucas Rey, Lucas Vila, Ignacio Ortiz, Juan Martín López, Matías Paredes, Joaquín Menini, Juan Manuel Saladino, Matías Rey, Manuel Brunet, Agustín Mazzilli, Lucas Rossi and Pedro Ibarra (Captain).
Argentina Hockey Team Head Coach : Carlos Retegui.
Stay tuned to playcaper.com for live commentary and live score updates of India and Argentina hockey match at 7.30pm India time on Tuesday evening!
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