Hockey players as poulewinnaar to semi-finals european CHAMPIONSHIPS
The Dutch hockey players have located as poulewinnaar placed for the semi-finals of the european CHAMPIONSHIPS in Amstelveen. Orange defeated Austria 6-0.
That was enough for the victory, on goal difference, in group A. the home team came Bjorn Kellerman, Mirco Pruyser, Thierry Brinkman, Seve van Ass and Billy Bakker and Mink van der Weerden to score.
The netherlands will play Friday in the semi-finals against England. In the other semi final battle is Germany against Belgium.
The netherlands received advance thanks to Spain’s view on the poulezege. The South European team won surprisingly 2-0 of Belgium, Monday, Orange with 5-0 had dried.
This clears the title what the command was against Austria: to win with a difference of five hits or more would still be good for the first place.
Coach Max Caldas was apparently not impressed by the unexpected development in group A.
“Totally uninteresting”, said the Argentine ex-international just before the start of the final pouleduel. This is how he wanted apparently to make clear that only the match against Austria, the number 22 of the world ranking, for him and his men counted.
Full revanchegevoelens after the painful beating by Belgium was the Netherlands dynamic start. Already in the first minute came Kellerman to scoring from a fluent attack (1-0). Thanks to hits of Pruyser and the strong playing Brinkman was Orange, the rest (3-0) on schedule for the poulewinst.
After the break, put the Netherlands in high speed yacht, the required score to continue. Of Ass, Bakker, and Van der Weerden (from the fourth penalty corner) made sure that the Orange in the group stage yet as the winner closed: 6-0.
Summary: Results and program EK hockey