Hello, and welcome to the live updates of India vsGermany in the fifth-eighth place play-off game of the Hockey World League Final.
India squandered a two-goal lead against world champions Australia to suffer a 2-7 hammering in the quarter-final.
The Germans too have not had the best of outings in the tournament so far, losing 1-2 against Netherlands in another quarter-final.
Germany had finished second in Pool A with one win, one draw and a loss.
And the match has started.
Germany has made an attacking start. They are attacking from the right.
Good defending from India after Germany made another attacking effort.
Goal. German captain Oliver Korn scores the first goal of the match in the fourth minute.
Penalty corner for Germany.
Goal. Germany scores the second goal.
Stralkowski scores the second goal.
Counter attack from India.
Another golden opportunity missed by India.
It has been a quick start by the Germans,,a and they they are creating many chances.
Good save by the Indian keeper.
Sreejesh has saved three goals for India in last few minutes.
Indian players are finally creating some chances. Still not able to score.
India miss another chance to score. Wayward shot. Germany 2-0 India.
Goal. India score. Germany 2-1 India.
Mandeep scored for India in the 17th minute.
Another great move from Germany, but somehow Indian defenders managed to stop them from scoring.
Another Penalty corner for Germany.
Nice defending by India, and then a counter-attack.
Solid defense by Germany to stop India from leveling.
Thirteen minutes left in the first-half; India trying their best to score one more goal.
Another good save by Sreejesh to deny Germany from scoring.
Goal. Germany score the third goal.
Wess scored for Germany in the 27th minute.
End of first-half: Germany 3-1 India.
The second-half kicks off.
India had a chance to score in the early minutes of the second half, but solid defending from Germany.
Goal. India score the second goal.
Rupinder scored for India in the 38th minute.
Poor defending from Germany.
Mandeep scored in the 41st minute. Germany 3-3 India.
This was the second goal for Mandeep in the match.
Germany miss a penalty. India 3-3 Germany.
Twenty minutes left. Scores still level.
Another goal from India. India 4-3 Germany.
Another corner for Germany.
Fourth goal for Germany. India 4-4 Germany.
Just 14 minutes left in the match.
Counter-attack from Germany. Nice defending by India.
India trying hard to score in the last minutes of the match.
Penalty corner for India. India score.
What a win for India after trailing 0-2 in the match.
Full time India 5-4 Germany.
India will now play for the 5-6th place.
That's all from my side. Good bye.