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Belgium Thrash Korea 5-0, Germany Clean Japan 3-0 | Hockey Information

Holders Belgium thrashed a plucky Korea 5-0 whereas Germany beat Japan 3-0.© Twitter

Holders Belgium thrashed a plucky Korea 5-0 to start the defence of their World Cup title in fashion whereas two-time champions Germany beat reigning Asian Video games champions Japan 3-0, on Saturday. The Koreans didn’t enable Belgium to open the scoring until the half time however the World and Olympic champion European facet struck two and three targets within the third and fourth quarters respectively to ultimately notch up a convincing win in a Pool B match on the Kalinga stadium.

5 totally different gamers scored for world quantity two Belgium with three strikes from open play. Hendrickx Alexander opened account for Belgium within the first minute of the third quarter earlier than Cosyns Tanguy struck a area aim within the forty second minute.

The Korean resistance broke down after that and Belgium had been rampaging within the remaining quarter with targets from Van Aubel Florent (forty ninth, penalty nook), Dockier Sebastien (51st, area aim) and De Sloover Arthur (57th, area aim).

Within the second Pool B match performed at Kalinga stadium, no aim was scored until the half time. Grambusch Mats gave the result in world quantity 4 Germans within the thirty fifth minute by a penalty nook conversion earlier than Ruhr Christopher struck a area aim 5 minutes later.

Prinz Thies (forty eighth minute) then sealed the problem with a area effort within the remaining quarter as world quantity 16 Japan failed to attain a aim.

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