Asian Games 2018 Hockey Highlights: India won the bronze medal in Men’s Hockey at the Asian Games 2018 after registering a 2-1 win over Pakistan. Akashdeep Singh scored the opening goal for India in the third minute of the match. With no teams scoring a goal in the next two quarters, the match went to an intense fourth quarter. Harmanpreet Singh made the most of the penalty corner awarded in the 50th minute to double India’s lead. A goal from Muhammad Aziz brought Pakistan back into the match but it was not enough to win them the match.
Asian Games 2018 Live, India vs Pakistan Live: Both India and Pakistan were stunned in their respective semi-finals of hockey at the 18th Asian Games. India went down in a shoot-out to Malaysia while Pakistan were edged by Japan. Prior to the semi-final, both these powerhouses of Asian hockey had thumped their opponents aside and India, especially, had obliterated teams. One such win, 26-0 against Hong Kong, set a new Asian Games record. But in the semi-final, the free-flowing game went missing and so did the aim of winning a gold medal for a direct spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.