Belgium kept their nerves and eventually won the Men's Hockey World Cup 2018. The Netherlands had the upperhand in the shootout, but Belgium managed to hold their nerve. A-last-minute drama, perhaps, is what was needed for the outcome.

Here, we end our live coverage of the Men's Hockey World Cup 2018!

Belgium SCORES a GOAL!

Netherlands MISSES their LAST CHANCE!

Belgium have won the 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup!

Netherlands, Attempt 5, MISS!

If Belgium scores this, they will win the HWC 2018 Trophy

Belgium, Attempt 5, GOAL!

It is a GOAL! but the Netherlands goalkeeper has asked for a video referral.

Goal Denied!


Netherlands, Attempt 3, GOAL!

Belgium, Attempt 3, GOAL!

Netherlands, Attempt 4, MISS!

Belgium, Attempt 4, MISS!

Netherlands, Attempt 1, GOAL!

Belgium, Attempt 1, MISS!

Netherlands, Attempt 2, MISS!

Belgium, Attempt 2, MISS!

No goals in the last five minutes either. The teams have played amazingly well. However, no teams have been able to score any goal in the match.

With no goals, a penalty shootout is on the cards!

Both Netherlands and Belgium have displayed exceptional gameplay. However, no team has been able to score any goal so far.

With no goals in the first 50 minutes of the match, it will be exciting last 10 minutes of play. Will there be a penalty shootout?


At the end of third quarter, the match has hung in a deadlock so far. With no sides able to score a goal so far, the fourth quarter will be as exciting!


Both Netherlands and Belgium have played exceptionally well. The Netherlands have had more ball possession in the match so far, at 54 percent!


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Of what began on November 28, the finals of the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup will be taking place on December 16. It will be Belgium vs Netherlands in the showdown of HWC 2018, which is booked to be played at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneshwar. The start time of the 2018 HWC Final is scheduled to begin at 7.00 pm (IST).

In their head-to-head rivalry, both the teams have played against each other 13 times in the last 5 years. Their record is evenly poised too, wherein Belgium has won on 5 occasions, whereas the Netherlands has won in 6, while the remaining 2 matches have ended in a draw. India vs Netherlands, 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup Match Free Live Streaming and Telecast Details: How to Watch IND vs NED 4th Quarter-final HWC Match Online on Hotstar and TV Channels?

Speaking about how the teams have fared against each other in the Men’s Hockey World Cup history, the sides have clashed 3 times against each other. The Netherlands have won in all of the matches they have played against Belgium in the World Cup. Men's Hockey World Cup 2018, Updated Points Table: Germany, Netherlands Claim Top Two Spots in Pool D With Wins Over Malaysia and Pakistan.

Both Belgium and the Netherlands had a tumultuous campaign so far. It will be exciting to see which team lifts the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup Trophy on Sunday. Stay tuned with LatestLY for all the latest coverage and updates about the Hockey World Cup 2018 Final match!