The Indoor Red Lions (FIH 16) Thursday afternoon in Berlin, their third team contest at the hockey world cup with 4-5 (rest: 1-2) lost to Russia. The Belgians have their last two groepsmatchen win, they want to advance to the quarter-finals.
Zamalutdinov (2.) and Proskuriakov (14.) convert Russia to 0-2 through two strafcorners, but thanks to Maxime Plennevaux (18.) and Tom Boon (22.) came to Belgium at the same height. Through Proskuriakov (27.) and Kornilov (30. 35.) were the Russians again. Plennevaux (38th) and Bean (40., p.c.) scored against, but in vain.
Belgium lost earlier in Austria with 2-7 and shared the points with Iran (3-3). The Indoor Red Lions have Thursday night Switzerland, and on Friday South Africa without mercy knocking at the gate in the direction of quarter finals open to beech.
The first four teams of the group qualify for the quarter-finals, this Friday night on the program. The semifinals are Saturday, the final is programmed on Sunday.