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Game Analysis: India V Holland

The FIH Pro League is back and so are India! FIH Hockey Pro League debutants India made a dream start to the 2020 competition, powering to a superb 5-2 victory against the Netherlands in a breathtaking encounter at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

Scoring their first goal within 25 seconds of Q1, India continued to control the game and dictate how they wanted the game the game go. Leaving the shoulders of the circle open to fire the ball in.

A strong defence display allowed India strong attacking possessions built on a platform on higher numbers, protecting the line to goal and limiting the amount of passing options available.

Lead by their forward Lalit, India broke down the usual free flowing Holland by splitting the field, forcing the Dutch to carry or pass into a net of of 4 Indian midfielders.

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