The match has ended in a draw, finally. Malaysia dominated the early part of the match. However, it was Pakistan who scored the first goal of the match. Malaysia wasn't left too behind as they scored a goal soon after.

A last-minute video referral added some drama in the ending moments, but it was inconsequential.

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The match has ended in a draw. Some late drama in the match, as Pakistan asks for a VIDEO REFERRAL! The appeal is, however, turned down.

Malaysia are awarded a PENALTY CORNER!  Faizal Saari hits a ruthless swipe in the top corner for the equalising GOAL!

Game on! | MAS 1-1 PAK

A late PENALTY CORNER! awarded to Malaysia. Pakistan ask for VIDEO REFERRAL! Rather, Pakistan is given a free hit!

A deft deflection sees the ball just missing the nets. Well, Pakistan score the GOAL! eventually. Muhammad Atiq helps Pakistan score a crucial goal, so late into the match.


A slow start by both Malaysia and Pakistan here; perhaps, playing for a draw already?


Malaysia would be ruing their chances which they have missed in the match so far. Pakistan have just started to show that they are no walkovers.

Another goalless quarter, a scrappy one rather.


Malaysia continue to breach the 21-yard circle, as Pakistan stay defiant in their defence. Still, no goal scored in the match, despite marvellous attacking attempts by both, Malaysia and Pakistan.

Rashid Mehmood, Pakistan, has been given a Green Card. The game is heading into its climax with both teams searching for answers to their attacking plays so far.

Meanwhile, Malaysia miss another PENALTY CORNER!


The Pakistan team has come out stronger in the second half. Both Malaysia and Pakistan have been attacking the opponents, but failing to find the nets!


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Pakistan will be playing against Malaysia in the second contest of the night, on December 5, at 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup. The match will be played at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Wednesday, with the start time scheduled to begin at 7.00 pm (IST). The game provides an opportunity to the teams to claim the second spot in the Pool D rankings.

Both Pakistan and Malaysia have had lost their opening matches in the Hockey World Cup 2018. On the one hand, Pakistan lost their match against Germany (1-0), while Malaysia faced a thrashing by the Netherlands (7-0), in the past week. Men's Hockey World Cup 2018, Updated Points Table: Australia Tops Pool B Standings, China & Ireland on 2nd & 3rd Spots Respectively!

In their recent rivalry, Pakistan and Malaysia have faced each other 21 times in the last 5 years. In those matches, Pakistan has been a step ahead of their opponents, with 9 wins, while Malaysia managed to win in 8, and the remaining 4 matches ended in a draw.

Talking about how the teams have fared against each other in the Men’s Hockey World Cup history, Pakistan and Malaysia have played 5 times. In those matches, Pakistan has won in all of them. Hockey World Cup 2018 Schedule, Timetable in IST: Check Out Complete Fixtures, Venue of FIH 2018 Men's Hockey WC Matches in Odisha.

Come Wednesday; it will be interesting to see which team has the last laugh at the end of the night. Will Pakistan continue their unbeaten record, or will Malaysia register their first victory against them in the World Cup history. Stay tuned with LatestLY for all the live coverage and the latest news about the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup!