India lose 0-3 to England, finish fourth in U-21 hockey meet

Breda (The Netherlands), July 25 (IANS) India finished fourth after being thrashed 0-3 by England in the men’s Volvo International Under-21 hockey tournament here on Saturday.

Edward Horler (seventh and 47th minutes) and Samuel Hatherley (68th minute) scored for England as India struggled throughout the match.

India conceded the first goal just seven minutes into the game as Horler scored a field goal.

India got two penalty corners but they didn’t result in goals as India went into the break trailing 0-1.

Horler doubled England’s lead in the 47th minute by scoring a field goal in a quick counter-attacking play.

Two minutes before the stoppage time, Hatherley made it 3-0 with a field goal to help England finish third.

Harendra Singh-coached India finished the tournament with two wins, one draw and three losses.

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