Belgium thrash Pakistan 5-1
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Belgium, the hockey’s powerhouse of the modern times, Friday taught an out-of-sorts Pakistan team a hockey lesson as they thrashed visitors 5-1.
Belgium scored a goal in the first quarter of the game. Then in the second quarter Belgium scored the second goal and took a two goal lead in the match against zero.
In the second quarter Pakistan played aggressively and unfortunately lost several chances. Rizwan scored for Pakistan in the third quarter with the help of a short corner. Later, Belgium scored three consecutive goals to take a 5-1 lead and win the match.
It should be noted that all the players of the world champion Belgium participated in the game while 7 new players from Pakistan participated. The national hockey team will have a practice session in Belgium on April 30 and will leave for Spain on May 1 to play a two-match series against the Spanish team. The national team will return home on May 5.