Ireland face Spain after losing to Germany

From BBC - July 17, 2017

Ireland will play Spain in the Hockey World League 3 quarter-finals after a 2-0 defeat by Germany on Monday left them third in Pool B.

Tom Grambusch fired the pool winners in front early from a penalty corner in the Johannesburg encounter before a late strike from Martin Zwicker.

The Irish had already secured a quarter-final spot before their final pool match took place.

The results means they meet Spain, who finished second in Pool A.

Ireland created little from open play while Shane O'Donoghue failed to make the most of penalty corner opportunities.

After Grambusch grabbed the opener, Zwicker shot high into the Irish net after good work from Timm Herzbruch.


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