IND 2-1 ARG, FIH Pro League Highlights: Akashdeep, Sukhjeet score in India’s win over Argentina

FIH Pro League: Catch the highlights, score and updates from India vs Argentina FIH Pro League match in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

Updated : Jun 11, 2023 22:47 IST

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 03: Singh Harmanpreet of India celebrates with team mates after he scored his sides first goal during the FIH Hockey Pro League Men's match between Great Britain and India at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre on June 03, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 03: Singh Harmanpreet of India celebrates with team mates after he scored his sides first goal during the FIH Hockey Pro League Men's match between Great Britain and India at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre on June 03, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images) | Photo Credit: ALEX PANTLING

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 03: Singh Harmanpreet of India celebrates with team mates after he scored his sides first goal during the FIH Hockey Pro League Men's match between Great Britain and India at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre on June 03, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images) | Photo Credit: ALEX PANTLING

Welcome to Sportstar’s highlights of the India vs Argentina FIH Pro League match in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

  • June 11, 2023 22:47
    2-1 Win For The Men In Blue!
  • June 11, 2023 22:45
    FIH Pro League Points table after IND vs ARg

    1. IND - 30 points in 16 matches

    2. GBR - 25 points in 12 matches

    3. AUS - 19 points in 13 matches

    4. ESP - 17 points in 8 matches

    5. ARG - 13 points in 14 matches

  • June 11, 2023 22:38

    India ends its FIH Pro League European campaign on high with a 2-1 win over Argentina. Craig Fulton’s men have been tremendous in defence in a three-goal thriller. India extends its lead in the points table over Great Britain with this win.

  • June 11, 2023 22:36

    Argentina loses its referral for a penalty corner as it is as good as done for the fifth-ranked team.

  • June 11, 2023 22:36

    Absolute madness in India’s defence right now. Argentina looks dangerous in the clutch moments of the game. Argentina with constant high press puts India under huge pressure with less than 30 seconds to the clock.

  • June 11, 2023 22:34
    58’ IND 2-1 ARG

    GOALLLLL! Argentina injects the ball, Nicholas with a cheeky pass to Lucas Toscani who flicks it past Sreejesh on his left to put Argentina in the scoresheet with two-and-half minutes on the clock!

  • June 11, 2023 22:31

    The referee stops the game for a potential danger play by India. Amit Rohidas is clearly seen to use his stick a bit too high and India loses its referral as Argentina gets another lifeline in the form of PC!

  • June 11, 2023 22:29

    Argentina wins a crucial penalty corner with a bit more than three minutes on the clock. Nicholas Della Torre takes the flick but Sreejesh saves it.

  • June 11, 2023 22:28

    India is slowing down the pace of the game as we move to the last five minutes of the game. Vivek deceives Argentina’s midfield with a lovely move to breach past them and make a circle entry, a bad pass, but gives the possession to Argentina.

  • June 11, 2023 22:26

    Dilpreet Singh finds himself down on the ground with some stick-shielding action, however, the referee signals, play-on.

  • June 11, 2023 22:25

    Argentina wins a long corner but gives the possession back. India too loses the ball in transition.

  • June 11, 2023 22:23

    A solid tactical play by India in defence as Argentina is struggling to breach the defence even with constant possession in this quarter.

  • June 11, 2023 22:22

    Jarmanpreet and Mandeep Singh keep the ball in their own half as India tries to make a run but Argentina has marked all the attacking players this time.

  • June 11, 2023 22:20

    Hardik Singh gets the ball in transition after good defensive work, India, however, fails to keep the possession quickly afterwards.

  • June 11, 2023 22:19

    Some neat work in the defence lets India enjoy its 2-goal lead with less than 12 minutes on the clock.

  • June 11, 2023 22:18

    Argentina keeps the tempo high in the midfield and keeps the possession in the final-15.

  • June 11, 2023 22:17
    End of Q3

    Both India and Argentina failed to convert at least one clear chance in the third quarter but it will be the men in blue who will be the happier team as their lead stays the same as we move ahead to the last quarter.

  • June 11, 2023 22:15

    Argentina on the attack but the defence does not let Mazzilli to take his shot.

  • June 11, 2023 22:15

    India is now on the counter-attack and Mandeep gets the ball inside the circle and passes back to Raj Kumar who fails to keep his shot on the target as India failed to triple its lead.

  • June 11, 2023 22:13

    Argentina making the most of this high press as Agustin Mazzilli tries a tomahawk which finds the top left corner of the goalpost but a full-length jump from goalkeeper Pathak saves this time.

  • June 11, 2023 22:11

    Vivek receives the ball from right channel and he dribbles the ball further and passes to Mandeep Singh who falters and eventually fails to control the ball inside circle.

  • June 11, 2023 22:09

    Much-better composure for Argentina they are faltering in transitional gameplay where India is taking advantage of the possession.

  • June 11, 2023 22:07

    Argentina constantly holds the ball possession but fails to make it count as India has been solid in defence today.

  • June 11, 2023 22:06

    India and Argentina both slowed down the tempo as India dropped from pressing high to committing numbers in midfield and defence.

  • June 11, 2023 22:04

    Gurjant Singh’s heavy tackle concedes India’s first penalty corner. Nicholas Della Torre takes the flick but Amit Rohidas runs down the line of the shot and makes sure to save this one, another PC for Argentina as the ball touch Rohitdas below the knee. Nicholas with another drag flick, this time Jarmanpreet Singh saves to make sure Sreejesh carries a clean sheet.

  • June 11, 2023 22:00

    Argentina gets the ball initially but Akashdeep backed by the Indian defence gets the possession back.

  • June 11, 2023 21:58
    Second half!

    Welcome back to the second half of FIH Hockey Pro League match between India and Argentina.

  • June 11, 2023 21:57
    Craig Fulton to the boys!

    We played well, defended well. Unfortunately could not score 1-2 more goals. Keep defending well, we’ll get our chances.

  • June 11, 2023 21:50
    End of Q2 - Halftime

    India scored two goals in the first quarter to keep Argentina’s defence in check. Akashdeep Singh opened the account in the second minute which was followed by Sukhjeet Singh in the 14th minute. Argentina has created chances in between but a cautious defence keeps India away from any danger.

  • June 11, 2023 21:47

    Argentina tries to attack from the left flank and hits one shot inside the circle but Amit Rohitdas supported by wall P R Sreejesh in the back save the ball with a wonderful stick play.

  • June 11, 2023 21:46

    India successfully stops another forward run as Argentina looked slow in press and Karthi Selva quickly runs away with the ball and Argentina’s defence is struggling to match up his dribbling pace. Karthi passes to Sukhjeet who fails to hold the ball.

  • June 11, 2023 21:43

    Mandeep Singh intercepts the ball in defence and India goes for an attack. Harmanpreet Singh looks for Akash inside the circle but loses possession to Argentina.

  • June 11, 2023 21:42

    A poor shot from India in the midfield to give the possession on the sidelines. Argentina on a potentially dangerous forward press.

  • June 11, 2023 21:39

    Argentina makes a circle entry but good defending from India stops yet another attack.

  • June 11, 2023 21:38

    Tomas Demene receives the ball from midfield and passes it to the central channel to win a penalty corner. First PC of the game but India takes its first referral, asking for a back stick shot and wins it as the decision has been overturned in the favour of India.

  • June 11, 2023 21:35

    Karthi Selvam with a lovely run from the left flank and passes across to Akashdeep who attempts a quick shot but fails to put it on target. Nicholas Torredella gets a green card - two minutes suspension for foul play.

  • June 11, 2023 21:34

    Abhishek with another run but Santiago with his defensive duties takes the ball possession.

  • June 11, 2023 21:32

    Hardik wins the ball in rebound, back passes it to Amit Rohitdas, who went aerial as India fails to make circle entry this time eventually.

  • June 11, 2023 21:31

    Back-to-back circle entries for India as they are pressing high, utilising the small pockets to put Argentina under constant pressure.

  • June 11, 2023 21:30

    Abhishek dribbles his way up to the penalty area but this time Tomas clears with ease.

  • June 11, 2023 21:28
    End of Q1

    India holds the ball but Argentina wins it, however, fails to deliver anything as we come to the end of the first quarter.

  • June 11, 2023 21:27
    14’ IND 2-0 ARG

    GOALLLLLL! Sukhjeet Singh puts his name in the scoresheet. Akashdeep holds the ball and back passes it to Vivek, who passes further beating the line of defence to Sukhjeet Singh and he did enough to beat the goalkeeper Santiago Tomas to double the lead for India. What a lovely passage of play here for the men in blue.

  • June 11, 2023 21:24

    Captain Hardik Singh exploits the last line of defence but loses the ball while looking for a pass inside D.

  • June 11, 2023 21:23

    Nicholas Keenan with a quick run from the left channel but a loud shout of a stick from the referee stops his dangerous-looking run.

  • June 11, 2023 21:21

    Abhishek charges down the penalty area and shows great skill to retain the ball with him but this time he has been intercepted by the defence.

  • June 11, 2023 21:20

    Argentina keeps the possession after India fails to press high, India now commits a number in defence as we come close to the end of the first quarter.

  • June 11, 2023 21:19

    Santiago Tarazona passes to Acosta to try to hit down the channel but a foul from him gives the possession to India.

  • June 11, 2023 21:18

    India tries to enter from the right flank using the tight space and possibly make another attack but this time Argentina’s defence was quick enough to negate any dangerous play.

  • June 11, 2023 21:16

    Karthi Selvam fouls on Argentina’s defender, possession remains with Argentina.

  • June 11, 2023 21:15

    Argentina straight away goes for a counter-attack but a timely interception from India’s defence takes the possession back from Argentina.

  • June 11, 2023 21:14
    2’ IND 1-0 ARG

    GOALLLLL! Akashdeep puts India in the lead in less than two minutes. Unmarked Akash waited for the ball inside the circle and converts a solid pass from the right flank.

  • June 11, 2023 21:11

    India gets the ball possession as we are underway in Eindhoven.

  • June 11, 2023 21:10
    Lines out!
  • June 11, 2023 21:10
    Time for National Anthem

    We are moments away from the start of the match and it is time for the National anthems of both countries.

  • June 11, 2023 21:06
    India squad
    • Goalkeepers: Krishan Bahadur Pathak, PR Sreejesh
    • Defenders: Harmanpreet Singh (C), Amit Rohidas, Jarmanpreet Singh, Manpreet Singh, Sumit, Sanjay, Mandeep Mor, Gurinder Singh
    • Midfielders: Hardik Singh (VC), Dilpreet Singh, Moirangthem Rabichandra Singh, Shamsher Singh, Akashdeep Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad
    • Forwards: Abhishek, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, S Karthi, Gurjant Singh, Sukhjeet Singh, Raj Kumar Pal, Mandeep Singh, Simranjeet Singh

  • June 11, 2023 21:04
    IND vs ARG Last result

    India defeated Argentina 3-0 in the last head-to-head on June 8, 2023.

  • June 11, 2023 21:01
    IND vs ARG H2H

    Matches: 58 | IND: 32 wins | ARG: 20 wins | Draws: 6

  • June 11, 2023 20:53
    FIH Pro League Points Table

    1. IND - 27 points

    2. GBR - 25 points

    3. AUS - 19 points

    4. ESP - 17 points

    5. ARG - 13 points

  • June 11, 2023 20:39

    The FIH Pro League match between Argentina and India can be streamed live on the FanCode app/website on a subscription basis.

  • June 11, 2023 20:30

    India will take on Argentina in the second European leg of the FIH Pro League on Sunday in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

    The Harmanpreet Singh-led India, earlier consolidated their position at the top of league standings with a commanding 3-0 win over the same team but a close 2-3 loss against the Netherlands in the last game saw the men in blue dropping some crucial points.

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