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HIL 2017 Highlights: Kalinga Lancers win maiden title, thrash Dabang Mumbai 4-1

Glenn Turner stunner and skipper Moritz Fuerste's double help Kalinga Lancers win their maiden HIL title.

By: Express Web Desk |
February 26, 2017 6:13:23 pm
live-hockey-score-2 Live Hockey Score, HIL 2017 Final, Dabang Mumbai vs Kalinga Lancers: Kalinga made it into the final by winning the penalty shoot-out against UP Wizards

 

2052 hrs IST: Kalinga Lancers are the crowned champions of HIL 2017 as they beat Dabang Mumbai 4-1. Fuerste Moritz is awarded as the ‘Man of the Match’.

2050 hrs IST: Fuerste scores second as Kalinga Lancers make it 4-1. 40 seconds left but celebrations have started in Kalinga Lancers dug-out

2045 hrs IST: Mumbai awarded another penalty corner and goal here, can change Mumbai’s fortune. Unfortunately they fail to make use of it but Harmanpreet has asked for a TV review. Can this be another penalty corner for them?

2041 hrs IST: Mumbai’s goal disallowed, Kalinga awarded free-hit. Kalinga still lead 3-1.

2038 hrs IST: Opportunity for Mumbai as they await for TV umpires confirmation for the penalty corner. Much needed penalty corner for Dabang Mumbai. And they are awarded a long corner instead of a penalty corner

2033 hrs IST: Both teams looking for one goal and if Dabang Mumbai manage to score a field goal, they can turn the game their way

2026 hrs IST: Dabang Mumbai are keeping possession and they are trying to attack as game into its last 15 minutes.

2022 hrs IST: Good attacking game by both the teams but Mumbai need more of this attacking game to level the score. One minute of the third quarter left and Mumbai players are trying their best to reduce Kalinga’s lead.

2017 hrs IST:

2011 hrs IST: Mumbai open their account as Sander De Wijn puts the ball in the goal; Kalinga 3-1 Mumbai

2007 hrs IST: LET’S PLAY! Third quarter under way.. And Mumbai need something special from their players. Kalinga Lancers require to hold on the momentum.

2003 hrs IST: Australian goalkeeper Andrew Charter has been phenomenal for Kalinga.

2000 hrs IST: An action packed second quarter comes to an end with both sides creating chances but the goal by Turner and the late goal by Fuerste put Kalinga Lancers in a much comfortable position.

1954 hrs IST: Penalty corner for Kalinga and captain Moritz Fuerste tricks Mumbai goal keeper and Lancers take 3-0 lead.

1948 hrs IST: Goal by Turner has clearly pushed Mumbai on the back foot and Lancers are capitalising the situation pretty well. They are attacking more and with a lot of confidence.

1941 hrs IST: Glenn Turner deflects the ball and buries the ball in the back of the net. Kalinga Lancers take lead against Dabang Mumbai. 11th goal for Turner.

1940 hrs IST: Quarter 1 comes to an end and it is 0-0! Not a single penalty corner for any team, couple of good attacks by both the teams but not enough to convert into a goal.

1935 hrs IST: With two minutes left in the first quarter, both the teams are yet to score. Mumbai has managed to put pressure on Kalinga.

1930 hrs IST: Kalinga Lancers holding possession at the moment, keeping Mumbai on their toes. The crowd is building up now and, as expected, there seems to be equal support for both sides.

1924 hrs IST: It has been a rather quiet start. Both sides have made in roads into the opposition D’s but both custodians are yet to be truly challenged.

1921 hrs IST: So the teams are in a huddle, Dabang Mumbai for the first time at this stage of the tournament, Kalinga Lancers for the second time. No matter what we are going to have a first time winner tonight.

1913 hrs IST: Both teams are coming out on to the pitch and we are minutes away from the start of the match!

1910 hrs IST: The UP Wizards team after winning the bronze:

1909 hrs IST: Here are the team line ups: 

1855 hrs IST: With 10 goals in the league, Kalinga skipper Fuerste Moritz tops the goal scorer chart while Fuchs Florian of Dabang Mumbai is right behind his counterpart.

1853 hrs IST:  Uttar Pradesh Wizards emerged winners against Delhi Waveriders as the Wizards won 5-4 in the 3/4th playoff.

1850 hrs IST: Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the 2017 Hockey India League final between Dabang Mumbai and Kalinga Lancers. Dabang Mumbai, who topped the points table, beat Delhi Waveriders 2-0 while Lancers defeated Uttar Pradesh Wizards via a penalty shootout after both teams were locked 4-4 as the match went down to the wire.

Dabang Mumbai set up a final clash with Kalinga Lancers as both teams aim for their maiden Hockey India League title. Mumbai, who finished as table toppers in the league stage, beat Delhi Waveriders 2-0 while Kalinga defeated Uttar Pradesh Wizards via a penalty shoot-out after both teams were locked 4-4 as the match went down to the wire. Lancers are into their second HIL final while Mumbai are making their first appearance.

Prior to the final in Chandigarh, the third and fourth place playoff will see Delhi Waveirders against UP Wizards. Catch live scores and updates of Dabang Mumbai vs Kalinga Lancers.

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