Australia qualify for the semi-final of the men’s hockey in London
Australia beat Pakistan 7 – zero and guaranteed to appear in the semi-finals of the men’s hockey in the London Summer Olympics on Tuesday to strengthen its position as a candidate strongly to win the title.
Australia was ranked first in the world, began the tournament by beating South Africa and Spain, but it then drew twice against Argentina and Britain.
Australia was enough draw with Pakistan within the ascent of the golden box, but it crushed her opponent relentlessly.
In the semi-finals of Australia will meet Germany, ranked second in the world and Olympic champion on Thursday.
Germany qualified for the final before the match against New Zealand later in the day because of the Netherlands victory over South Korea earlier in the day.
The Netherlands qualified for the finals also will face Britain or Spain in this role.
Spain needs to win over Britain in their next encounter to qualify while Britain enough draw to continue in the tournament.