The Spanish men's hockey team, on the verge of ridicule at the Games after a new fiasco against India

The Spanish men’s hockey team She arrived in Tokyo as one of the great medal candidates, but at the moment they are not showing anything to achieve it. Three games, zero wins. That is the baggage that the set of Fred Be, whose last service to the ‘RedSticks’ will be this tournament before retiring.

After draw with Argentina Y lose to New Zealand, the match with India was vital and yet it has long been the worst they have ever consummated. A blunt 3-0 It has left them in a very complicated situation, where in addition to the result the image was very bad.

After wasting a corner penalty, which Parattu stopped him Ricardo Gomez, the Indians unleashed: Simranjeet Singh took advantage of a shipment that sneaked through the Spanish defense to beat Quico Cortés, who then also received a penalty stroke of Rupinder Singh on the edge of the end of the first quarter.

What weighed the most for Spain were the failures: four marró from penalty corner, with two of Pau Quemada, another of Xavi Lleonart and another from David Alegre. The pressure took its toll on the Spaniards and in the final stretch Rupinder himself repeated in front of goal to score the final 3-0.

With this result, Spain remains fifth in its group (the first four pass) and has no margin for failure. The tie between New Zealand and Japan He has not sent them home automatically, but now this Wednesday’s match against the Japanese seems vital: only worth winning.


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