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Pakistan Te Meet India In Semi-Finals of Hockey Champions Trophy

After scoring 4-2 upset win over eight-time champions The Netherlands, Team Pakistan qualify for the semi finals of Hockey Champions Trophy 2014. On the other hand host India gain 4-2 victory over Belgium in the quarter-finals. Now the The arch rival India and Pakistan are going to face each other in the semi-finals to get a place in the final match on Saturday.

watch live champions trophy hockey match between Pakistan and India
watch live champions trophy hockey match between Pakistan and India

In the other semi-final, World champions and holders Australia will take on Olympic champions Germany. The Aussies beat Argentina 4-2, while the Germans bested European rivals England 2-0.

Pakistan, a three-time former champion, got the better of India on the last four occasions they have met in the tournament, all third-place play-offs, including at Melbourne a couple of years back.

However, India won the last meeting between the two rivals, in the Asian Games final in Incheon, South Korea earlier this year 4-2 on penalties, after the teams were locked 1-1 in the stipulated period.

India have only won one medal ever in the Champions Trophy, a bronze in 1982 at Amstelveen, when they beat Pakistan in the semis.

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