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Pakistan beats Germany 2-1 in Champions Trophy

Melbourne, Dec 6: Shakeel Abassi scored goals in the 39th and 51st minutes to give Pakistan a 2-1 win over Olympic gold medalist Germany in Thursday's quarterfinal of the men's hockey Champions Trophy. Moritz Furste
India TV News Desk December 06, 2012 11:47 IST
India TV News Desk
Melbourne, Dec 6: Shakeel Abassi scored goals in the 39th and 51st minutes to give Pakistan a 2-1 win over Olympic gold medalist Germany in Thursday's quarterfinal of the men's hockey Champions Trophy.



Moritz Furste had given the rebuilding London Games champions a 1-0 lead in the ninth minute.

Pakistan will play London silver medalists the Netherlands in a semifinal Saturday. The Dutch beat New Zealand 2-0 on Thursday.

India plays Belgium and four-time defending champion Australia take on England in later matches Thursday to determine the other semifinalists.

The final is scheduled for Sunday.