India defeated Argentina on Sunday, June 24, in the second encounter of Champions Trophy 2018. Men blue continued the great form and beat Argentina, a day after they crushed Pakistan by 4-1. Harmanpreet Singh and Mandeep Singh were the heroes of the match who scored a goal each and lead the team to register another win in the tournament.

Although Argentina managed to score one goal, but they lost the match with a difference of a goal. In last match against Pakistan, Ramandeep Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Mandeep Singh and Lalit Upadhyay had scored for the men in blue, who completely dominated Pakistan’s defence and led the team to a win in their opening match.

Squads: Team Argentine for the match against Champions Trophy:

Vivaldi Juan (GK), Gonzalo Peillat, Juan Gilardi,  Pedro Ibarra, Santiago Tarazona, Maico,  Casella, Matias Paredes, Joaquin Menini,  Lucas Vila, Ignacio Ortiz, Juan Lopez, Nicolas Torre Della,  Isidorro Ibarra, Tomas Santiago, Rey Matias, Lucas Martinez, Agustin Bugallo

Team India for today’s match:

Harmanpreet Singh, Dilpreet Singh, Jarmanpreet Singh, Surendra Kumar, Lalit Upadhyay, Sardar Singh, PR Sreejesh, Varun Kumar, SV Sunil, Chinglensana Singh, Viver Prasad.

HERE ARE THE LIVE UPDATES OF CHAMPIONS TROPHY INDIA VS ARGENTINA:

5:10pm| Here’s the final whistle from the referee, India beat Argentina by  2-1.

4:48pm| Half-Time.  India 2-1 Argentina

4:32pm| Goal!!! Argentina pulls one back. India 2-1 Argentina. 

4:20pm| Goal!!! Men in blue have dominated the Argentinian defence as they score another goal and make the lead by 2-0.

4:08pm| Goal!!! Harmanpreet Singh provides a lead to men in blue.  India 2-0 Argentina.

3:58pm| What a Save!!! Indian captain PR Sreejesh saves a powerful shot with his left hand. India 0-0 Argentina.

3:52pm| Indian hockey star Sardar Singh is playing his 300th international match today.

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