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England takes third in World Cup

England takes third in World Cup

England defeated Germany 2-0 on Saturday to take third place in the women's field Hockey World Cup.
Alex Danson opened the scoring for England in the 28th minute and Helen Richardson made it 2-0 three minutes later.
Defending World Cup and Olympic champion the Netherlands faced host Argentina in the final later Saturday.
In other playoffs Thursday and Friday: Australia finished fifth, beating South Korea 2-1; New Zealand defeated China 3-0 for seventh place; India finished ninth, beating South Africa 4-3; and Japan edged Spain 2-1 for 11th place.


Updated : 2021-06-18 20:09 GMT+08:00