England Women beat Spain 1-0
England Women’s team started their campaign with a narrow 1-0 win over the hosts. It was Tessa Howard, who scored the winner in the 59th minute in what was a closely fought contest on the opening day of the tournament. They will take on India in their second match of the tournament on Wednesday.
England Men play out 1-1 draw against Netherlands
England Men put up a resilient show as they held the Netherlands to a thrilling 1-1 draw in their opening fixture of the Invitational Tournament. After a goalless first two quarters, the Dutch broke the deadlock in the 43rd minute through Jip Janssen’s penalty corner strike. However, the England Men fought back as Sam Ward scored the late equaliser from a penalty corner to help his team earn a crucial point.
They will square off against the hosts Spain in their second match of the tournament on Wednesday.
England Women play out 1-1 draw against India
England women registered a 1-1 draw against India in their second match of the tournament. England took the lead in the 7th minute of the match through Holly Hunt’s field goal. No goals were scored in the second quarter, but India fought back and scored the equaliser through Lalremsiami, who scored from a penalty corner routine in the 41st minute. Both teams pushed for the winner in the final quarter, but neither could find an opening, thus ending the game at a 1-1 stalemate.
England are on top of the points table with four points. They will face hosts Spain in their third match on Friday.
25 July – 10:00 AM (UK time) – England vs Spain
26 July – 10:00 AM (UK time) – England vs India
28 July – 10:00 AM (UK time) – England vs Spain
29 July – 10:00 AM (UK time) – England vs India
25 July – 12:00 PM (UK time) – England vs Netherlands
26 July – 07:00 PM (UK time) – England vs Spain
28 July – 12:00 PM (UK time) – England vs India
The Final and 3rd/4th Place match will be played on 30th July.