India 2-1 Pakistan men’s hockey highlights: At the Asian Games 2018, India beat Pakistan 2-1 in the men’s hockey match for the third place. With a dominating victory against the arch-rivals Pakistan, India clinched a bronze medal today at the 18th Asiad Games. Team India kept a goal lead throughout the match as Akashdeep provided an early lead. Akashdeep Singh scored in the first 3 minutes of the game and gave his a positive start against Pakistan.

Till the halftime of an interesting and exciting encounter between India and Pakistan, men in blue were on the driving seat with 1-0 lead in the Asian Games 2018 match for bronze. After the halftime, Pakistan started the 3rd quarter in an attacking mode and tried hard to hit India’s net but was avoided by Indian defenders.

In the 4th quarter of India vs Pakistan men’s hockey bronze match, India’s Harmanpreet Singh turned a penalty corner into a goal for India and extended the lead to 2-0.

After India’s second goal Pakistan immediately pulled one back as Muhammad Atiq with his firey stroke scored for Pakistan but that was not enough to avoid the 2-1 defeat at the Asian Games 2018 against India.

Both teams had played entertaining and goal riched games throughout the tournament as India defeated Indonesia 17-0, Hong Kong 26-0, Japan 8-0, Korea 5-3 and Sri Lanka 20-0 but lost to Malaysia in a close fight by 6-7. On the other side, Pakistan thrashed Thailand 10-0, Oman 10-0, Kazakhstan 16-0, Malaysia 4-1 and Bangladesh 5-0 in the stage matches and quarterfinals, but faced a 0-1 defeat by Japan in the semis.

And today, faced another defeat by India at the Asian Games 2018 Indonesia.

India vs Pakistan men’s hockey highlights at the Asian Games 2018:

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Pakistan's continuous attacks have finally resulted for them as they managed to pull one back. India 2-1 Pakistan at the Asian Games 2018

Pakistan pulls one back

Goal!!!

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Harmanpreet Singh has turned the penalty corner into another goal for India as the lead extends to 2-0.

Goal!!

Penalty Corner for India

India gets another chance to score.

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4th quarter underway

The fourth quarter of the match between India and Pakistan begins. Men in blue are in lead by 1-0 against Pakistan in men's hockey at the Asian Games 2018.

India 1-0 Pakistan men's hockey

3rd quarter ends

The third quarter of bronze match between India and Pakistan ends as India holds the lead by 1-0 against Pakistan.

India 1-0 Pakistan men's hockey

Pakistan on attack

Pakistan's Atiq Muhammad comes forward to score for Pakistan as his team is still trailing by a goal against arch-rival India. India 1-0 Pakistan men's hockey at the Asian Games 2018.

India 1-0 Pakistan men's hockey

Pakistan is trying hard to level the scores as they are still trailing by a goal against India in the bronze medal clash.

Penalty corner for Pakistan!

Pakistan takes a penalty corner. India defender Manpreet Singh defends his line well to keep the firmly hit ball away from entering the back of the net.

India 1-0 Pakistan men's hockey

Pakistan makes an attack from the right flank but Varun Kumar avoids the attack and makes a good defence. India 1-0 Pakistan men's hockey at the Asian Games 2018.

India 1-0 Pakistan men's hockey

Free Hit!

Varun Kumar takes the free-hit quickly.

India 1-0 Pakistan men's hockey

Quarter 3 of the bronze clash between India and Pakistan begins.

India 1-0 Pakistan men's hockey at halftime

India 1-0 Pakistan Men's Hockey

Halftime! India is leading the game at the halftime.

India 1-0 Pakistan Men's Hockey

Brilliant stick-work on display from India as Lalit Upadhyay runs down the left flank but misses the pass.

India 1-0 Pakistan Men's Hockey

India 1-0 Pakistan Men's Hockey

Pakistan continues attacking as they are still trailing by a goal. Thanks to Indian striker Akashdeep, who scored for India and provided an early lead. India 1-0 Pakistan Men's Hockey

India 1-0 Pakistan Men's Hockey

A good long scoop from Amit Rohidas clears the ball from the India circle. While Pakistan is still trying hard to level the scores. India 1-0 Pakistan Men's Hockey

India 1-0 Pakistan Men's Hockey

India's decision to take a video referral has taken the ball from the hands of the opponent Pakistan. India 1-0 Pakistan Men's Hockey at the Asian Games 2018.

India 1-0 Pakistan Men's Hockey

Penalty Corner

Pakistan gets a penalty corner. India 1-0 Pakistan in Men's Hockey.

India 1-0 Pakistan Men's Hockey

Pakistan is now trying to attack India's net as they are trailing by 1-0 in the bronze medal fight against arch-rivals.

India 1-0 Pakistan Men's Hockey

India 1-0 Pakistan Men's Hockey

The second quarter of the game is underway and India has managed to keep the lead against arch-rival Pakistan in men's hockey at the Asian Games 2018.

India 1-0 Pakistan Men's Hockey

The second quarter of the game begins. India 1-0 Pakistan in men's hockey at the Asian Games 2018.

India 1-0 Pakistan Men's Hockey

The first quarter of the match ends in favour of India as men in blue is leading by 1-0.

India 1-0 Pakistan Men's Hockey

After the early strike from India, Pak players are trying to move the ball fast along the ground. India 1-0 Pakistan in men's hockey at the Asian Games 2018.

India vs Pakistan Men's Hockey

India 1-0 Pakistan

Free-hit for India, on the edge of the circle. Harmanpreet caught on possession in the left flank

India 1-0 Pakistan

India 1-0 Pakistan

Indian striker Akashdeep scores within the first 3 minutes of the game