Saturday, May 18, 2024

EuroHockey 2023: England men find late gears to oust Austria

Monchengladbach — England men showed their superior fitness and physicality to beat Austria 3-0 in their second EuroHockey game. But Austria proved no pushovers. Possessing some of the best indoor exponents in the game, they proved an obdurate unit to break down for half of this pool game.

Coupled with that, they have Michael Korper as their supremo in front of goal – with 170 outdoor caps, he has notched 174 goals averaging over a goal per game – and he nearly gave Austria the lead here. Meanwhile, Fabian Unterkircher, regarded as the world’s best indoor player, was swatting away penalty corners as post man.

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