Published On: Mon, Feb 2nd, 2015

Punjab Warriors edged out Kalinga Lancers in league round match

lancers6Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Lacers improved in many tactical lines on the match but the results remain same and they suffered fourth defeat in row. Jaypee Punjab Warriors edged out Kalinga Lancers in the league round match by 2-1 goals in the Hero Hockey India League at Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday. As like every match the Lancers started the match with all aggression but could not able to maintain the tempo till the end of the match.

Lancers got the lead in the 24th minute by the penalty corner goal by Gurjinder Singh. Lancers dominated all three quarters, but in the fourth and final quarter JPW bounced back in style, Sardar Singh successfully converted the only penalty corner the team got in the 42st minute. The real hero of the match Affan Yousuf nailed the winning goal in the 50th minute. The Lancers got three penalty corners but manage to score in one. With the loss Lancers placed in the fifth with eight points. The JPW gathered 22 points and placed in the top of the point table.

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