Can India stun Argentina today?

Updated: Dec 08, 2017, 16:29 IST | Sundeep Misra

With hope comes ambition. And that exactly are the soaring aspirations of this Indian side, which finds itself in the semi-final of the Hockey World League Final

With hope comes ambition. And that exactly are the soaring aspirations of this Indian side, which finds itself in the semi-final of the Hockey World League Final. Belgium out of the way, India now meets Olympic Champions Argentina in the semis today.

Mens Hockey World League Pic/ PTI
Mens Hockey World League Pic/ PTI

Not many gave India a chance against Belgium after their indifferent performance in the Pool stage where they didn't have a win; two defeats and draw. But if they can add Argentina's scalp, it would be the second Olympic finalist inside of two days that India would have defeated. But that's still a long way off. Argentina beat England 3-1 in the quarter-final setting up an interesting battle between two teams of contrasting styles.

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