Germany re-established their dominance in the field of hockey as they defeated Pakistan to lift the Hockey Champions Trophy. The Olympic champions Germany displayed superb precision in the Champions Trophy 2014, beating Pakistan 2-0 in a pulsating final at a packed Kalinga stadium on Sunday.One can watch Full Video of Germany beat Pakistan in the Champions Trophy on the Official YouTube Page of International Hockey Federation (FIH).
In the finals, one expected Pakistan who defeated India in the semi-finals to be the potential winner but it was great work by German Christopher Wesley (18th minute) and Florian Fuchs (56th) scored for Germany to lift the trophy for the 10th time. After getting past England and Australia in the quarter-finals and semi-finals, Germany marked Pakistan tightly and eliminated the Asian team`s dangerous counter-attacks. Germany, who came in with a new-look side that included seven members from last year`s Junior World Cup squad, wrapped up a 10th Champions Trophy title and their first since 2007.
Germany held on to the lead with the clock ticking away before Fuchs weaved into the circle off a long ball to score his fourth field goal of the tournament just three minutes from the hooter.