Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Germany tactical masterclass prevails over ‘hot-headed’ Argentina

Germany beat the “hot-minded” Argentinians to reach the Olympic men’s semi-finals for the fifth time in succession after a tactical, typically efficient masterclass in sweltering Tokyo conditions on Sunday.

A 3-1 win against the Olympic champions thanks to an all-firing penalty corner attack was sweet revenge for Die Homanas after losing to Los Leones in the semi-finals at Rio 2016.

All out entertainment this certainly wasn’t as Germany stifled Argentina’s counter attackers with a compact performance and perfect match plan.

Continue reading...

Unlock our ad-free, premium content and get use of our subscriber-only app. Use coupon 3FOR1 to get 3 months for only £1!

Already a subscriber to our website? Login

Follow Olympic news, features
Full Tokyo Olympic schedule
Subscribe AD FREE to our coverage

Total Hockey


Most Popular


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More from Author

Playing hockey aged 88: ‘To play and see our English friends again – that’s a gift for us’

We speak to Netherlands’ 88-year-old captain Walter Hagedoorn, a doctor in...

Mark Pearn leaves Surbiton men’s coaching role

Mark Pearn has ended his eight-year tenure as Surbiton Hockey Club...

England and Netherlands ‘setting legacy’ in flourishing over 80s hockey scene

England over 80s captain Ken Wilcock hailed the “extraordinary” organisation of...

- A word from our sponsors -