Today you can follow the Hockey World Cup between the Netherlands and Ireland LIVE here. Both teams will play the first game of the tournament. Follow all developments here from 19.40.
55 The Netherlands is taking it a little easier and let Ireland play some more hockey
46′ Touch! In her debut at a World Cup it is Maria Verschoor who can find the long corner with a beautiful backhand. It’s 5-1.
End of third quarter
44′ Albers is kicked out by McFerran! penalty ball. Again Matla behind the ball. Goal!
41′ She gets her chance! And immediately it hits. Sabine Plönissen makes her debut with the Orange squad at the World Cup and scores at the head of the circle from a flats.
37′ Upton’s Goal! Her penalty corner is dragged in. The Netherlands requests the video, it is recognized
35′ This time it’s a hit. Yibbi Jansen drags the ball low to the right on the board.
31′ The third quarter is about to begin
End of second quarter
27′ It didn’t help, the next corner is also stopped. Eva de Goede’s rebound goes over the goal
25′ Meanwhile, Frederique Matla gets a connection to her head. The attacker is in contact with the video tower where she gains access for the next corner
23′ It is already the sixth corner for the Orange. Matla drags over the goal via a stick of the first runners.
18′ Ireland holds up nicely. The team almost didn’t get out of its own half in the first half.
17′ Verschoor is floored hard! penalty ball. Matla behind the ball. A soft roller goes on the bottom left of the shelf. It is 1-0 for Orange.
End of the first quarter
5′ It is Orange who comes out strong. Two penalty corners were well stopped.
1′ The match has started
Earlier we asked in a poll what the readers of Hoofdklasse hockey about the match Netherlands against Ireland. It is believed that the Orange squad will win 5-0 today. A nice prospect!
View the lineups of both teams here