The German nationwide hockey workforce is within the World Cup quarterfinals. Within the crossover sport in opposition to France, nationwide coach André Henning’s workforce clearly received 5:1. Within the quarter-finals, the German workforce expects the choice from England, who’re additionally unbeaten. The quarter-finals will happen on Wednesday (January 25, 2023) at 2:30 p.m. German time.
Aim scorers: Marco Miltkau (fifteenth minute), Niklas Wellen (nineteenth minute), Mats Grambusch (twenty fourth minute), Moritz Trompertz (twenty fifth minute), Goyet (58th minute), Gonzalo Peillat (sixtieth minute)
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Late aim within the first quarter
The Honamas began with offensive hockey and possession was theirs. After nearly two minutes there was the primary penalty nook for the workforce of nationwide coach André Henning. Peillat took the shot, however the French efficiently defended it. As within the group video games, Germany performed with a compact and withdrawn protection in opposition to the build-up of France. Within the seventh minute, France obtained their first penalty nook, which they shot huge of the aim to the left. There have been circle entries on either side within the first quarter-hour, with slight benefits for the German workforce. However there have been no main alternatives in the meanwhile. Shortly earlier than the top of the primary quarter-hour, Marco Miltkau was the primary to get the ball after a cross from Tom Grambusch.
Germany caught France chilly
The second quarter-hour was full throttle. Shortly after the restart, Moritz Trompertz had an enormous probability that simply missed the aim. Within the nineteenth minute, France acquired into one other counterattack, which Germany used coldly. Thies Prinz handed the ball to Niklas Wellen and the brand new dad elevated it to 2-0. Germany was in full focus at this level and didn’t let the French get into the sport; and that was additionally mirrored within the outcome. Within the twenty fourth minute, captain Mats Grambusch shot the ball into the aim after a rebound and the Honamas took a 3-0 lead. France hit it arduous. Germany saved up the strain and a minute later the doorbell rang once more within the French field. After a penalty nook, Moritz Trompertz ran to the set off and scored to make it 4-0.
67% Possession – Honamas don’t
miss a beat The Honamas dominated the sport for essentially the most half within the second half. Within the thirty fourth minute she obtained the following penalty nook. Plenty of issues went proper within the sport, however the variety of penalty corners might be improved. Tom Grambusch shot previous the fitting put up. Alexander Stadler nonetheless had nothing to do, as a result of Germany have been excellent defensively, so there have been no possibilities for France. One other penalty nook 20 seconds earlier than the top of the third quarter hit once more subsequent to the aim and so it was 4:0 within the final a part of the sport.
Germany is taking part in into the World Cup quarter-finals
The final quarter-hour of the sport began with one of the best alternative for France’s hockey gamers. A volley shot simply missed the German aim. And even after that they saved coming again to circle scenes, which Germany all the time defended. The sport slowed down a bit total and each groups already knew who could be the winner. Slightly below three minutes earlier than the ultimate whistle there was a second penalty nook for France, which resulted in a brand new intermediate rating of 4:1. Goyet shortened. Gonzalo Peillat made it 5-1 with a penalty nook. Germany received and is within the quarterfinals in opposition to England.
Feedback on the sport:
André Henning, nationwide coach:
“Right this moment the lads have been extraordinarily eager to play a decisive sport and, beneath the excessive strain within the first half, put in among the finest performances of the 12 months. That speaks for the psychological power of this workforce. Within the second half we managed the match well and saved vitality for the quarter-finals. A robust begin to the recent section of the match.”
Alexander Stadler, TW:
“We began very nicely, which was troublesome for us within the earlier video games. The offensive hockey we confirmed was robust and we began scoring instantly. Sadly we couldn’t preserve that up within the second half, however that was additionally as a result of robust French who gave their final shirts. In direction of the top we acquired a bit hectic within the again as a result of we didn’t fairly preserve to ourselves. General, we performed the sport nicely and received due to an excellent workforce effort.”
These gamers have been used for Germany: