Pakistan beat India 2-1 Hockey Match South Asian Games 2016. Pakistan vs India 2-1 Hockey Highlights Videos South Asian Games 8 Feb 2016. Pakistan defeated India in the hockey event in the ongoing South Asian Games here on Monday. Pakistan scored two goals while struggling India could only hit one in second half of the match.
Fareed ahmed from Pakistan side scored the first goal in the first half while the second was made by Arsalan Qadir in the second half, putting Pakistan in a comfortable position with 2-0.
Later, the hosts tried their best to make a come back in the game but could only score a single goal in the second half of the play.
Earlier, Pakistan had defeated Sri Lanka in the first match of the event.South Asian Games, Pakistan beat India in hockey contest.
The fans in Moullana MD. Tayabullah Hockey Stadium, Bhetapara in Guwahati, Assam were treated to an exciting encounter between Pakistan and India in which the former came out victorius by 2-1. The win in the match takes Pakistan to top of the points table in the pool stage.
The Pakistan team started the match in an attacking manner putting the Indian team on the defence in the initial moments of the game. The attacking play was duly rewarded in the 11th minute for the Pakistan team with a goal from Arslan Muhammad Qadir who scored a field goal to put the team in the lead.
Pakistan vs India 2-1 Hockey Highlights Videos South Asian Games 8 Feb 2016
The Indian team regrouped and started pressing hard in order to get the equalising goal but the Pakistan defense held strong to keep the Indian attackers at bay. The first half ended with Pakistan leading by 1-0.
The start of the second half increased the problems for the Indian team. Arslan Muhammad Qadir again found a loop hole in the Indian defense within to score the second goal for Pakistan within 2 minutes of the second half. The Indian team 2 goals behind pressed hard to close the gap.
The breakthrough came from the Indian Captain in the Mandeep Antil in the 53rd minute to reduce the goal deficit to 1 goal. India made numerous attacking moves but none of them converted into a goal. The match ended with a win for Pakistan by 2-1.
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