2016 RIO INDIA VS GERMANY HOCKEY MATCH PREVIEW
Final Score : India 1 – 2 Germany (Germany won). Next match – India vs Argentina 9th August 2016 Tuesday.
Also Read : Hockey Points Table Rio Olympics 2016
After first win against Ireland by 3-2 on Saturday, India will take on defending Olympic Champions Germany in their second encounter match on Monday. India are placed in group of death – Group B along with Germany, Argentina, Ireland, Netherlands and Canada. Total 4 teams will qualify from this group to quarterfinals.
Click here to follow the complete schedule of the Men’s Rio Hockey 2016!
On the other hand, Germany also won its first hockey match against Canada 6-2 on Saturday. Both India and Germany share 3 points are the on the top of the table.
INDIA VS GERMANY HOCKEY RIO 2016 MATCH TIME, DATE AND VENUE
The hockey game between India vs. Germany will kick off at 11.00am Local Time in brazil and 7.30pm India Time IST on August 8, 2016 – Monday evening. The match will be played at Deodoro Olympic Park, in Rio – Brazil.
HOCKEY INDIA VS GERMANY 2016 RIO OLYMPICS MATCH LIVE SCORE, LIVE COMMENTARY, LIVE STREAMING AND COVERAGE
Live telecast between team Germany 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 v Germany hockey game 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 Germany ZDF and ARD will telecast live match.
INDIA VS Germany HOCKEY RIO SQUAD / TEAM / PLAYING XI
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 & Nikkin Thimmaiah.
Indian Hockey Team Head Coach : Roelant Oltmans.
Germany Hockey Squad for Rio 2016 – Goalkeepers : Nicolas Jacobi, Tobias Walter, Defenders: Martin Haner, Timm Herzbruch, Florian Fuchs, Jan Philipp, Midfielders – Oskar Deecke, Constantin Staib, Tobias Haucke, Tom Grambusch, Pilt Arnold, Forwards – Oliver Korn, Martin Zwicker, Benedikt Furk, Moritz Rothlander and Marco Miltkau.
Germany Hockey Team Head Coach : Valentin Altenburg.
RIO HOCKEY INDIA VS GERMANY MATCH NEWS | RIO OLYMPICS 2016
Germany are currently ranked third in the FIH men’s Hockey ranking and India are fifth in the latest FIH rankings. Germany won the last match 4-0 they played against India on June 27th, 2016 at Six Nations Invitational Tournament.
For Indian hockey team, a lot of things will depend upon their wall and captain P.R Sreejesh and penalty specialist V.R Raghunath. Apart from this experience of Sardar Singh and Rupinder Pal Singh will come handy in the crucial match. India will look to have close eyes on players like striker Christopher Ruhr & Florian Fuchs of Germany squad who helped thrashing Canada 6-2 in the opening match.
2016 RIO INDIA VS. GERMANY HOCKEY MATCH PREDICTION
Going by the form, on paper team and FIH rankings, Germany are better team against team India, but India has been playing good hockey from past few months and win predictor says India will win the second match of Rio against Germany by 4-3.
Stay tuned to playcaper.com for live commentary and live score updates of India and Germany hockey match at 7.30pm India time on Monday!
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