Indian Women’s Hockey Team Lost 0-1 To Hosts Spain In Their Must-win Match At The Fih Hockey Women’s World Cup 2022 Lost
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The Indian women’s hockey team lost 0-1 to hosts Spain in their crossover match at the FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup 2022. India needed to win this match in any case to reach the quarter-finals. This has made it very difficult for him to move forward.
The Indian women’s hockey team lost to New Zealand in their third match of the World Cup. On Thursday (July 7), New Zealand won the match 4-3 in the match played in Amstelwein, Netherlands. In this way Team India could not win a single match in Group B. Earlier, the Indian team could only draw the match against England and China. The score was 1-1 in both matches.
India had to win this match at any cost to enter the quarterfinals, but it did not happen. After this, Team India had to play a crossover match against Space to reach the quarterfinals, which they lost.
What are the rules of crossover matches?
According to the format of the tournament, the 16 teams are divided into four pools of four teams each. The top team from each pool will advance directly to the quarter-finals while the second and third placed teams will have a crossover.
In the crossover, the team placed second in Pool A will face the team placed third in Pool D, while the team placed third in Pool A will face the team placed second in Pool D.
Similarly, the team placed second in Pool B will face the team placed third in Pool C. The third place team in Pool B will play the second placed team in Pool C. The winners of these four matches will advance to the quarter-finals.