India vs Netherlands Hockey Rio 2016 Match Live Score, Live Streaming, Team News, Prediction And Preview



Final Score : IND 1 – 2 NET (Netherlands won). Next Match – India vs Canada 9.00pm IST Friday 12th August 2016.

Also Read – Standings Hockey Rio 2016


  • Match over – Final score : India 1-2 Netherlands. Next game – India vs Canada Hockey 9.00pm IST Friday 12th August 2016.
  • 60′ minutes – Another PC to India in last minute and missed! India missed 5 consecutive PC in last one minute back to back.
  • 58′ minutes – PC to India and missed!
  • 57′ minutes – Last 3 minutes left now.
  • 55′ minutes – Yest again! Another PC to Netherlands team and goal this time!
  • 53′ minutes – Ball back with Netherlands. And another PC to Dutch team and saved. Danger has been cleared.
  • 51′ minutes – Finally ball with India now.
  • 49′ minutes – Indian team is under pressure. Back to back attack by Netherlands.
  • 47′ minutes – Another PC to Netherlands and saved by Sreejesh. Fine work by Indian captain.
  • Q4 has started. Last 15 minutes of the match.
  • 45′ minutes – Q3 over. Scoreline 1-1.
  • 43′ minutes – Yellow card to Raghunath. India now down to 9 men in last 2 minutes in Q3.
  • 42′ minutes – Yellow card to Sunil. He is out of the game for 5 minutes.
  • 41′ minutes – Back to back attack by Indian team now. Good defence by Dutch defenders.
  • 39′ minutes – Second PC to India and Goal!! India scores. Great goal by VR Raghunath! Score 1-1 now.
  • 39′ minutes – Penalty corner to India. First for India and missed. Another PC to India.
  • 37′ minutes – Netherlands are playing men-to-men marking now. They are not giving much space to Indian players.
  • 35′ minutes – Ball with India now. Indian team is now looking to attack from right hand side.
  • 33′ minutes – Penalty corner to Netherlands. First PC of the match and Goal!! by Rogier Hofman The Dutch team are unbeaten in Rio till now.
  • 32′ minutes – Netherlands on attack, long corner to Dutch team. Excellent save by Sreejesh.
  • Second half started. Q3 in progress.
  • 30′ minutes – Q2 over. Scoreline 0-0. Will we see a goal in the second half? We will be right back in 10 minutes.
  • 29′ minutes – Sreejesh has brought off two nice saves and Indian defence has been tested in Quarter two.
  • 28′ minutes – Another attack by Holland team and again fine save by Sreejesh.
  • 27′ minutes – Hockey has not been very attractive today so far. It is still 0-0 after 27 minutes.
  • 25′ minutes – Counter attack by India. Missed the goal post, well saved by Dutch defenders.
  • 24′ minutes – Netherlands are having more ball possession as compare to Indians in Q2.
  • 22′ minutes – Netherlands are looking more aggressive now in Q2.
  • 20′ minutes –  Attack by Netherlands at goal post, great save by Sreejesh. Fine work by Indian defenders.
  • 19′ minutes – No team has had a proper look at the goal till now and no good moves either.
  • 18′ minutes – Long corner to India.
  • Q2 has started.
  • Q1 over. Score 0-0.
  • 15′ minutes – Rupinder Pal Singh is playing his 150th game in India colors today!
  • 14′ minutes – Last one minute left in Q1.
  • 12′ minutes – No goals – no penalty corner till now in the match.
  • 11′ minutes – India is having more ball possession as compare to Dutch team.
  • 9′ minutes – Both teams are happy to hold on to the ball. Very cautious approach. 9 minutes gone. It is 0-0. And SK Uthappa is playing his 100th international today.
  • 7′ minutes – Both teams are playing safe hockey. And both sides have reached quarterfinals.
  • 5′ minutes – No goals from both sides till now. Long corner to Netherlands.
  • 2′ minutes – Attack by India in first minute itself.
  • Match has started. Q1 in progress.
  • National Anthem of both sides has started.
  • Match will start in few minutes. Stay tuned.

India will play Netherlands in their fourth match of the Group B Rio Olympics Hockey tournament on Thursday. India has already won two matches – one against Ireland 3-2 and 2-1 against Argentina. But, their one defeat came against Germany by 1-2.

India are placed in group of death – Group B along with Ireland, Netherlands, Germany, Argentina and Canada. Total four teams will qualify from this group to the quarter finals.

Click here to follow the complete schedule of the Men’s and Women’s Rio Hockey 2016 tournament!


India vs. Netherlands hockey match will start at 10.00am Local Time in brazil and 06.30pm India Time IST on August 11, 2016 – Thursday evening. The match will be played at Deodoro Olympic Park, in Rio – Brazil.


Live telecast between India and Netherlands 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 Netherlands hockey game will be available on and

Apart from this, BBC One, BBC Four & Red Button will also telecast live match in UK. In Netherlands, NOS channel will telecast live match.


Indian Hockey squad for Rio 2016 – Goalkeepers : PR Sreejesh (captain) ; 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 Singh; Forwards : Akashdeep Singh, SV Sunil (vice captain), Ramandeep Singh and Nikkin Thimmaiah.

Indian Hockey Team Head Coach : Roelant Oltmans.

Netherlands Hockey Squad for Rio 2016: Seve van Ass,Sander Baart, Billy Bakker, Jorrit Croon, Jeroen Hertzberger, Rogier Hofman, Robert van der Horst (Captain), Robbert Kempermanm, Mirco Pruyser, Glenn Schuurman, Jaap Stockmann (GK), Hidde Turkstra, Valentin Verga, Bob de Voogd, Mink van der Weerden, and Sander de Wij.

Netherlands Hockey Team Head coach: Max Caldas.


The Dutch (Netherlands) team is currently unbeatable team in the Group B till now and are ranked 2nd in the FIH rankings. Netherlands played a draw against Argentina 3-3 in their first match at Rio and won against Ireland 5-0 & against Canada 7-0. Holland (Netherlands) is also the silver medalist from London Olympics 2012 where they were defeated by defending champions Germany.

Dutch team is known for their fine midfield and defence tactics and India have play quite well to surpass their defence. For Indian hockey team, a lot of things against Holland will depend upon their wall P.R Sreejesh who has done excellent work till now and penalty specialists – Rupinder Pal Singh  and V.R Raghunath. Apart from this experience of Sardar Singh in the mid-field will come handy in this crucial match.

The higher we finish in the points table, the lesser ranked team will play with us from the other pool,” PR Sreejesh said.


This one is tough one to call, with both teams playing excellent hockey. 5th ranked India will play against 2nd ranked Netherlands and win predictor says India will break the jinx of Dutch team in their 4th match of Rio Olympics and win by 3-2.

For live score and live commentary of match between Netherlands vs India hockey, stay tuned to on Thursday at 6.30pm IST!

Rachit Sethi

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