India has created history in the Tokyo Olympics. India has won the bronze medal in men’s hockey, ending a four-decade drought. Simranjit Singh scored 2 goals. Team India may have had a poor start in this match but then it made a comeback by scoring consecutive goals.
But after this Germany put pressure on India by scoring two more goals. But Team India made a tremendous comeback and brought the match to a 5-4 lead in just 2 minutes.
Germany scored in the first minute of the match. Timur Oruz scored this field goal for Germany, after which Germany was ahead 1-0. Team India had a chance to counter attack, but it missed. India got a penalty corner in the 5th minute. But Rupinder Pal Singh failed to score. Rupinder looked disappointed. He was not happy with the injection.
Germany dominated India in the first quarter. In this quarter, Germany looked very aggressive. Germany’s team made its intentions clear by scoring a goal in the first minute itself and took an early lead. He got a penalty corner just before the end of the first quarter. India made a great defense on this and kept Germany’s lead till 1-0. Sreejesh has to be specially praised here. He made two good saves in a row.
In the second half, India showed a wonderful game. India not only scored consecutive goals but also stunned the players of Germany. Germany’s team appeared under pressure in the second half.
While India’s players were constantly looking for goals, which benefited them. Simranjit Singh did not disappoint the hockey lovers and scored goals.
How India turned the match
There was a time when Germany was ahead 3-1 in the match. But then India showed a tremendous game and made Germany upset. Goalkeeper Sreejesh also stood on goal and did not give Germany any chance to take the lead at the last minute.
Several penalty strokes were also prevented. Simranjit Singh scored 2 goals and got India back in the match. Germany’s team could not show the amazing in the second half which it had shown in the first half.
Simranjit Singh scored the first goal for India. It was his second goal at the Tokyo Olympics. Hardik Singh got the chance to score the second goal. Chance to score the third goal: Harmanpreet’s part came. The fourth goal was scored by Rupinder Pal Singh, who converted a penalty stroke into a goal.
This was the moment when India went 4-3 in the match and then Simranjit Singh scored the fifth goal, after which India took a 5-4 lead over Germany, which remained till the end of the match.