58′ minutes – Ball with India now. It is getting tougher now for Argentina now.
56′ minutes – Last 5 minutes left now. Argentina is completely dominating the Q4.
55′ minutes – Another PC to Argentina team and again missed. This was second PC in 1 minute.
55′ minutes – Another PC to Argentina team and missed. Fine save by Sreejesh.
54′ minutes – PC denied to Argentina. Long corner to Argentina.
53′ minutes – Another PC to Argentina team and India has referred it.
51′ minutes – Argentina is pressing hard here. India like yesterday is losing the momentum now in last quarter.
49′ minutes – PC to Argentina. First PC for Argentina team and goal!!.
48′ minutes – Outstanding defending by Indian team today.
46′ minutes – Q4 has started. Last 15 minutes left now.
Q3 over. Score IND 2 – 0 ARG. Last quarter left now.
45′ minutes – Last 1 minute left now in Q3.
44′ minutes – Another penalty corner to India, Argentina referred and no PC to India. PC denied to India.
44′ minutes – Fact – India has not won against Argentina since 2009 in hockey.
43′ minutes – Now Argentina is looking to attack from right hand side.
42′ minutes – Green card to Akashdeep Singh. Out for 2 minutes. India are 10-men now for next 2 minutes.
40′ minutes – Long corner to Argentina, but still no goal from Argentina. Good defending by India.
38′ minutes – This is first goal India has scored in Rio without a PC.
37′ minutes – Goal!!! What a goal from Kothajit.
35′ minutes – India has not conceded a single PC to Argentina team. This shows how Indian defenders have put up the good show today.
33′ minutes – India continue to impress with some spectacular stick skills.
32′ minutes – Argentina are still to be beaten in Rio.
Q3 has started.
We will be back in 10 minutes for Q3.
30′ minutes – Q2 over- half time. Well played India. IND 1 – 0 ARG.
29′ minutes – Last 2 minutes left now in Q2. Argentina are on the attack once again to put the Indian defence under pressure!
26′ minutes – Counter attack by India now. Tit for tat, but India too misses it. Score still 1-0.
24′ minutes – Argentina is trying to attack from the center, misses it. Ball with India now.
22′ minutes – India is rolling the ball, trying to keep the possession with themselves.
20′ minutes – Attack by India from right hand side. Well defended by Argentina defenders.
18′ minutes – Argentina is looking more fast and aggressive now.
16′ minutes – Q2 has started.
15′ minutes – Q1 over. Score IND 1 – 0 ARG. Quarter one belongs to India. India are off to a positive start as Chinglensana Singh scores his 1st goal in Rio.
14′ minutes – Long corner to Argentina. Great save by Indian defenders.
14′ minutes – Last 2 minutes left in Q1. Roelant Oltmans is rotating the players well on time here.
11′ minutes – Another attack from India, but no goal this time. Sardar Singh is back in the team after getting green card.
9′ minutes – Green card to Sardar Singh. He is out of game for 2 minutes.
8′ minutes – Another penalty corner to India.And Goal!!! Great work by Chinglenana Singh.
7′ minutes – Penalty corner to India and missed.
5′ minutes – Both teams are playing well, and currently India is having more ball possession as compare to Argentina team.
2′ minutes – India has started well and is already playing attacking hockey in the very first minute.
Match has started. Q1 in progress.
National Anthem of both teams is going on.
Match will start in few minutes.
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!