India beat Pakistan 2-1 in Asian Games hockey decider

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JAKARTA: India on Saturday beat Pakistan 2-1 in the decider for the third position in hockey during Asian Games 2018.

According to a report, the Indian men’s team continued to dominate over Pakistan as they bagged the bronze medal after they had failed to impress against Malaysia.

During the match, Akashdeep Singh scored a field goal in the third minute and gave his team an early lead which Pakistan had a hard time catching up on. India’s advantage was doubled when Harmanpreet Singh scored another goal off a penalty corner in the 50th minute.

Muhammad Ateeq managed to reduce the margin for Pakistan in the 52nd minute, however, the game was lost by that time.