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Germany vs Belgium Highlights Hockey World Cup 2023 final: GER beat BEL 5-4 in shootout to lift third World Cup

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Highlights Updates: Germany defeated Belgium 5-4 in the penalty shootout to win the Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar. Both the teams had scored three goals each at the end of regulation time. Catch the Highlights of GER vs BEL:
Germany vs Belgium Highlights Hockey World Cup 2023
Germany vs Belgium Highlights Hockey World Cup 2023

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Highlights: Germany defeated defending champions Belgium 5-4 in the penalty shootout to win the Hockey World Cup 2023 in Bhubaneswar on Sunday. Both the teams scored three goals each at the end of regulation time. This is Germany's third world title as they came back from behind after conceding two early goals in the first quarter. Florent Aubel broke the deadlock in the 10th minute and Tanguy Cosyns then doubled Belgium's lead within seconds. Niklas Wellen reduced the two-goal deficit before the halftime hooter. Gonzalo Peillat then successfully converted a penalty corner in the third quarter to bring Germany back on level terms. The final quarter saw Germany lead for the first time in the contest as skipper Mats Grambusch beat the Belgian goalkeeper from the left side. Tom Boon, however, delayed Germany's party and converted a penalty corner with less than two minutes remaining in the regulation time. Catch the Highlights of Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023:

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Jan 29, 2023 3:31 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Germany win World Cup

Thies Prinz scores for Germany.

Tanguy Cosyns misses. 

Germany are the world champions as they win the shootout 5-4. 

Jan 29, 2023 3:30 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: GER 4-4 BEL

Niklas Wellen scores for Germany 

Florent Aubel also scores for Belgium. 

Jan 29, 2023 3:28 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: GER 3-3 BEL

Antoine Kina scores for Belgium 

Mats Grambusch misses for Germany

We move into sudden death. 

Jan 29, 2023 3:26 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: GER 3-2 BEL

Tanguy Cosyns scores for Belgium. 

Thies Prinz also scores for Germany. 

Jan 29, 2023 3:25 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Germany lead 2-1

Victor Wegnez misses for Belgium. 

Marco Miltkau also denied by the Belgian goalkeeper. Germany lead 2-1. 

Jan 29, 2023 3:23 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Germany lead 2-1

The German goalkeeper denies Arthur De Sloover. 

Hannes Müller beats the Belgian goalkeeper.

Jan 29, 2023 3:21 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Penalty shootout

Florent Aubel kicks-off the shootout as he dribbles past the German goalkeeper and scores. 

Niklas Wellen then scores for Germany. 

Jan 29, 2023 3:17 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Penalty shootout

Both the sides score three goals each after regulation time as the final will now be decided via shootout. 

Jan 29, 2023 3:13 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Belgium equalise

Belgium earn consecutive penalty corners, and Tom Boon blasts it past the German defenders and keeper to square things off with less than two minutes remaining in the clock. GER 3-3 BEL (4th quarter)

Jan 29, 2023 3:11 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Germany avoid last minute threat

A little less than three minutes remain as Belgium make a dangerous circle penetration, but the ball is cleared by German defenders. There is a second attempt, which is once again cleared but Belgium ask for a referral and earn a penalty corner. 

The penalty corner is defended well as Germany avoid the last minute threat.

GER 3-2 BEL (13', 4th quarter)

Jan 29, 2023 3:04 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: BEL under pressure

We are midway into the final quarter and Germany have held on to their slender one goal advantage. Belgium, on the other hand, are now searching for the equaliser. GER 3-2 BEL (9', 4th quarter)

Jan 29, 2023 2:58 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: GER lead

Germany have taken a lead and it is their captain who Mats Grambusch, who scores. He finds the ball on the left side of the goalpost and reverse sticks between the Belgian goalkeeper's legs, into the post. GER 3-2 BEL (3', 4th quarter)

Jan 29, 2023 2:55 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Final quarter

The final quarter is underway as both the teams have scored two goals each.

Jan 29, 2023 2:53 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: 15 mins remain

The third quarter comes to an end as Germany are back in level terms. With 15 minutes more remaining in the contest, can Belgium restore their lead? 

GER 2-2 BEL (3rd quarter)

Jan 29, 2023 2:48 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: GER equalise

Germany equalise. The Germans get a penalty corner, which is dragflicked into the post by Gonzalo Peillat. GER 2-2 BEL (12', 3rd quarter)

Jan 29, 2023 2:46 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: GER search for equaliser

Germany have found themselves in this situation earlier as well. So things don't look very nervy for them at the moment. Meanwhile, there is an attempt at the goal but it is easily dealt by the Belgian goalkeeper. GER 1-2 BEL (10', 3rd quarter)

Jan 29, 2023 2:41 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: 2nd half underway

The second half is underway and it is Belgium who make an early attack. Five minutes into the 3rd quarter, the score, however, remains the same. GER 1-2 BEL (3rd quarter)

Jan 29, 2023 2:26 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Germany score

Germany get a penalty corner right towards the end of second quarter. The ball hits the legs of a Belgian player, after ricocheting off his teammate's stick. 

The penalty corner is saved by the keeper, but Germany get a second one. This time they come up with a different routine. Instead of striking at the goal, the ball is stopped and passed towards the right, following which it is struck towards the far corner. The ball takes a slight deflection, before finding Niklas Wellen on the left side of the goalpost. He controls it and slams it inside the goal on the volley. 

The first half also comes to an end as Belgium walk into the interval with one goal lead. GER 1-2 BEL (1st half ends)

Jan 29, 2023 2:20 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Tight defending

The defence has been tight from both the sides in the second quarter, with very less circle penetration, which if done is being intercepted by the defenders, keeping their respective goalkeepers away from the action. Three minutes remain in the second quarter. GER 0-2 BEL

Jan 29, 2023 2:16 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: GER search for opening

Germany are searching for an opening, while Belgium hold tightly to their two-goal cushion. GER 0-2 BEL (7', 2nd quarter)

Jan 29, 2023 2:12 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Penalty stroke wasted

Germany get a penalty stroke as the ball is cleared away by a Belgian defender, who uses his body to evade the threat. 

The German player takes an attempt at the top corner, which hits the stick of the goalkeeper and then hits frame of the goal. GER 0-2 BEL (4', 2nd quarter) 

Jan 29, 2023 2:08 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Early penalty corner

The second quarter is underway and Belgium earn a penalty corner within a minute. The shot is on target but it is well saved by the German goalkeeper. GER 0-2 BEL (1', 2nd quarter)

Jan 29, 2023 2:03 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: 1st quarter ends

The first quarter comes to an end as Belgium go 2-0 up in the first 15 minutes. The two Belgian goals came in the span of one minute. GER 0-2 BEL (1st quarter)

Jan 29, 2023 1:59 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Belgium double their lead

Belgium double their lead as Tanguy Cosyns receives a pass right in front of the goal from the left side. He taps it in but Germany opt for a review, but they lose it. GER 0-2 BEL (10', 1st quarter)

Jan 29, 2023 1:57 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Belgium take lead

Belgium toss the ball around and have maintained possession. The German defenders are not allowing the players to make a circle penetration, forcing the Belgian players to roll the ball backwards as they reach near the circle. The Germans eventually steal possession. 

Shortly after Belgium take the lead. Florent Aubel gives Belgium the lead, as he collects a ball, which was deflected off a German player. He stops it inside the circle and takes an attempt on the bounce. The power behind the shot is enough to beat the goalkeeper. GER 0-1 BEL (10', 1st quarter)

Jan 29, 2023 1:51 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Penalty corner

Germany opt for a referral, saying there was a stick check. TV replay confirm that there was one and they get an early penalty corner. 

The shot hits a rushing Belgium player and they get another penalty corner, which is cleared. GER 0-0 BEL (6', 1st quarter)

Jan 29, 2023 1:49 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Good intensity

Both the teams have so far shown equal intensity, with Germany making a couple of circle penetration. The Belgium goalkeeper is yet to be tested. GER 0-0 BEL (5', 1st quarter)

Jan 29, 2023 1:45 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Early attack

Germany build an early attack as they penetrate inside the circle, however the run is intercepted before they can take an attempt at the goal. GER 0-0 BEL (1', 1st quarter)

Jan 29, 2023 1:43 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Here we go!

Germany will get the ball rolling. They will attack from right to left.

Jan 29, 2023 1:40 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Pre-match rituals

The teams have arrived in the center for the pre-match rituals. Germany have don black, while Belgium are in whites. Action to kick-off shortly.

Jan 29, 2023 1:17 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: A look at Germany's attack

The highlight of Germany's game at this World Cup has been their attacking. They have most number of circle penetration, which is 136. They have 71 attempts on target, just one behind Netherlands.

Also they've scored the third-highest number of goals so far, which currently stands at 23. They also have earned 28 penalty corners.

Jan 29, 2023 1:02 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Belgium's rich experience

The Belgium unit is filled with experienced candidates, which include gold medal winners from the Tokyo Olympics and the previous World Cup, which took place in India in 2018. 

12 players in the team have experience of over 200 appearances in the international circuit.

Jan 29, 2023 12:39 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Head-to-Head

Both the teams have locked horns 35 times, with Belgium winning it 15 times, while Germany have won it 13 times. The other seven have ended in draws. 

In the World Cups, the two teams have met four times and Belgium have won twice, while Germany have won once. They had met earlier in the tournament, which was a 2-2 draw.

Jan 29, 2023 12:25 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Germany's road to finals 

Germany, on the other hand, had a more challenging path in the road to the finals. They defeated France 5-1 in the crossover match.

They then met England in the quarterfinals, and found themselves 0-2 but Germany scored twice in the dying moments to make it 2-2 at the end of regulation time. They then went to win the shootout 4-3 to enter the final four.

Germany once again found themselves trailing 0-2 against Australia in the semifinal, before they once again equalised. Australia scored their third goal in the final quarter, but Germany then scored twice to secure a 4-3 win.

Jan 29, 2023 12:10 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: A look at Belgium's recent run

Belgium had met New Zealand in the quarterfinal, whom they defeated 2-0. 

They then locked horns with Netherlands in the semifinals, which ended in a 2-2 draw after regulation time. Belgium then won the shootout 3-2. 

Jan 29, 2023 12:05 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Dominance

Both Belgium and Germany maintained an unbeaten run on their road to the Hockey World Cup finals 2023. The two sides had met earlier during the group stages, which ended in a 2-2 draw.

Jan 29, 2023 11:48 AM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Rankings

Belgium, who are the defending champions, are currently ranked No. 2, while Germany are just one spot behind at No. 3.

Jan 29, 2023 11:43 AM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Hello and welcome!

Hello and welcome to the LIVE coverage of the Hockey World Cup finals between Germany and Belgium. The match will start at 7:00 pm in Bhubaneswar. Stay tuned for all updates from the match!

Jan 29, 2023 1:51 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Penalty corner

Germany opt for a referral, saying there was a stick check. TV replay confirm that there was one and they get an early penalty corner. 

The shot hits a rushing Belgium player and they get another penalty corner, which is cleared. GER 0-0 BEL (6', 1st quarter)

Jan 29, 2023 1:49 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Good intensity

Both the teams have so far shown equal intensity, with Germany making a couple of circle penetration. The Belgium goalkeeper is yet to be tested. GER 0-0 BEL (5', 1st quarter)

Jan 29, 2023 1:45 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Early attack

Germany build an early attack as they penetrate inside the circle, however the run is intercepted before they can take an attempt at the goal. GER 0-0 BEL (1', 1st quarter)

Jan 29, 2023 1:43 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Here we go!

Germany will get the ball rolling. They will attack from right to left.

Jan 29, 2023 1:40 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Pre-match rituals

The teams have arrived in the center for the pre-match rituals. Germany have don black, while Belgium are in whites. Action to kick-off shortly.

Jan 29, 2023 1:17 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: A look at Germany's attack

The highlight of Germany's game at this World Cup has been their attacking. They have most number of circle penetration, which is 136. They have 71 attempts on target, just one behind Netherlands.

Also they've scored the third-highest number of goals so far, which currently stands at 23. They also have earned 28 penalty corners.

Jan 29, 2023 1:02 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Belgium's rich experience

The Belgium unit is filled with experienced candidates, which include gold medal winners from the Tokyo Olympics and the previous World Cup, which took place in India in 2018. 

12 players in the team have experience of over 200 appearances in the international circuit.

Jan 29, 2023 12:39 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Head-to-Head

Both the teams have locked horns 35 times, with Belgium winning it 15 times, while Germany have won it 13 times. The other seven have ended in draws. 

In the World Cups, the two teams have met four times and Belgium have won twice, while Germany have won once. They had met earlier in the tournament, which was a 2-2 draw.

Jan 29, 2023 12:25 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Germany's road to finals 

Germany, on the other hand, had a more challenging path in the road to the finals. They defeated France 5-1 in the crossover match.

They then met England in the quarterfinals, and found themselves 0-2 but Germany scored twice in the dying moments to make it 2-2 at the end of regulation time. They then went to win the shootout 4-3 to enter the final four.

Germany once again found themselves trailing 0-2 against Australia in the semifinal, before they once again equalised. Australia scored their third goal in the final quarter, but Germany then scored twice to secure a 4-3 win.

Jan 29, 2023 12:10 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: A look at Belgium's recent run

Belgium had met New Zealand in the quarterfinal, whom they defeated 2-0. 

They then locked horns with Netherlands in the semifinals, which ended in a 2-2 draw after regulation time. Belgium then won the shootout 3-2. 

Jan 29, 2023 12:05 PM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Dominance

Both Belgium and Germany maintained an unbeaten run on their road to the Hockey World Cup finals 2023. The two sides had met earlier during the group stages, which ended in a 2-2 draw.

Jan 29, 2023 11:48 AM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Rankings

Belgium, who are the defending champions, are currently ranked No. 2, while Germany are just one spot behind at No. 3.

Jan 29, 2023 11:43 AM IST

Germany vs Belgium Hockey World Cup 2023 Live Updates: Hello and welcome!

Hello and welcome to the LIVE coverage of the Hockey World Cup finals between Germany and Belgium. The match will start at 7:00 pm in Bhubaneswar. Stay tuned for all updates from the match!