India wins the match 5-1, and have booked the quarter-final berth at 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup. 

Here, we end our live coverage of the match. Stay tuned with us for the latest updates about 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup.

India has won the match. Late drama in the match saw India taking VIDEO REFERRAL! and getting awarded with a PENALTY CORNER! 

However, the final score remains 5-1. India wins.

India are on an onslaught here. Another GOAL! by Lalit Upadhyay here. Only 3 minutes to go, wonder Canada would be thinking!

Now, it is Amit Rohidas scores a GOAL! India are running away with the match here.


Another minute in the match, another GOAL! for India, this time by Lalit Upadhyay. With two goals in two minutes for India, Canada desperately needs a miracle to find a way back into the match.

Just as when it seemed that Canada had clawed its way back into the match, India has managed to score another GOAL! 

Floris van Son's goal has put life into the match. Canada is going toe-to-toe with India at the moment.

However, India has missed another close chance before the referee signalled the end of Quarter 3.


Floris van Son has scored a goal for Canada in the 39th minute. The game, and the quarter-final spots are well open, all over again. 


In another valiant effort by the Indian team, the Canadian goalkeeper has managed to thwart it off.

It has been a great match for both India and Canada. However, it is India who has continued to dominate the show so far.

With one goal in the match, India has almost confirmed its quarter-final spot.


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India would have their task cut out against Canada, on December 8, as the hosts would be looking forward to sealing their quarter-final spot in the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup. India is currently sitting at the top of the Pool C Points Tally, but the group is still wide open. India would need nothing than a comprehensive win on Saturday to book their spot in the last 16!

Currently, India has won a match and have drawn one in two games they have played at Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018. Belgium has had the same journey so far. Both India and Belgium are on 4 points. Men's Hockey World Cup 2018, Updated Points Table: Australia Tops Pool B Standings, China & Ireland on 2nd & 3rd Spots Respectively!

Canada and South Africa are on third and fourth spots respectively. However, a win for both of them would make them win 3 points and put them on the same pedestal as India and Belgium are. However, it will be the goal difference and other permutations and combinations that will come into place. Hockey World Cup 2018 Schedule, Timetable in IST: Check Out Complete Fixtures, Venue of FIH 2018 Men's Hockey WC Matches in Odisha.

It will be an exciting night for the fans to see the two sides clash at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. India will begin as favourites; however, given how France beat Argentina in their Pool A game, anything seems possible in the modern world hockey. Stay tuned with us for the latest updates about 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup.