Dutch hockeyploegen simple past Germany in the run-up to the european CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Dutch hockey players seem to be ready for the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in their own country. The team of coach Max Caldas pulverized Germany during the final match of the vierlandentoernooi in Spain: 7-1. Earlier on Wednesday won the hockeysters all of our eastern neighbours.
The hockey players went halfway already with 2-0 in the lead thanks to goals from Bob de Voogd (penalty corner and Robbert Kemperman. In the third quarter increased by Thierry Brinkman and Bjorn Kellerman the margin to four.
The Germans did something in return, but Kemperman signed in the last quarter with his second goal for 5-1 and captain Billy Baker, the end position with two goals in a convincing 7-1.
The team of Caldas was during the tournament in Spain too strong for England (9-1), while the duel with Spain ended in a 2-2 tie.
The two wins and the draw were for the Netherlands enough to make the tournament in the Spanish Terrassa to win.
Earlier on Wednesday, were the hockeysters also too strong for Germany. Caia van Maasakker and Lidewij Welten made the difference for the Orange (2-0).
Van Maasakker scored in the third quarter from a penalty corner, shortly after she a strafbal had missed. At the beginning of the last quarter of a lap Welten touch after a handsome rush.
The netherlands opened the vierlandentoernooi with a victory against Belgium (3-0), and was then too strong for Spain (4-0). The team of coach Alyson Annan looks in good shape for the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in their own country, that on Friday, August 18, starts.
Orange bounces in the first two duels in the group stage also in Spain and Belgium. The Czech republic is the third and final opponent in the group.