London: The Netherlands pulled off the first major upset of the Olympic Games men's hockey competition on Sunday when they posted a 3-1 victory over defending champions Germany to surge to the top of the pool.
Netherlands posted their fourth successive victory in Pool B to move to 12 points, while Germany are on nine from four outings and South Korea have moved to six after their 4-1 victory over India.
Belgium, who will play India next on Tuesday, held New Zealand to a 1-1 draw in another Pool B match.
In Pool A, Pakistan rose to the third spot with their 5-4 win over South Africa, taking them to the third spot being Australia and Great Britain....more
03:51 AM, Aug 06, 2012