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FIH Hockey World League Final 2017: India vs Belgium Quarterfinal, Live Score & Match Updates

India 3-3 Belgium. Full Time. India win 3-2 on penalties!
Updated: 06 December 2017 21:40 IST - Published: 06 December 2017 20:42 IST
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With that, we come to the end of our coverage of this match, but do stay tuned to Sportskeeda, for more updates from around the world of sports.
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What a game this has been! As if a 3-3 result in regulation time was not enough, we had to experience the ups and downs of the penalty shootout! India, who had not won a game in this tournament before this, have turned their performances around, to beat the World No 3 Belgium 3-2 on penalties.
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Van Doren runs in for the penalty, rounds Chikte, and shoots on goal, but Chikte sticks out a hand in the last moment, to make the save. And with that, India win the shootout 3-2!
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Sudden Death! Harmanpreet sells his dummies and coolly slots it past the keeper, to make it 3-2!
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Akashdeep moves the ball towards the right, and pulls the trigger, but he shoots over the bar.
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Chikte is completely fooled, as the ball ends up in the back of the net. 2-2
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Sumit tries to round the keeper, but his shot is blocked
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Van Doren rounds the keeper, and pulls one back. 2-1 India!
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Rupinder up next, tries to round the keeper up, as his shot is deflected. The ball rolls towards goal and rebounds off the post. However, Rupinder slides in and scores the penalty. 2-0 India!
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Chikte makes yet another brilliant save, even after he was floored after being dummied.
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Lalit advances with intent, spins the keeper, and plays it through his legs.
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Chikte again advances and makes a brilliant save!
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Harmanpreet takes two attempts, but fails  to score.
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Bockheart is closed down by Chikte, and he puts it wide.
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Full Time! With that, we come to the end of this match, as the two teams go into a shootout.
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59 - Belgium are putting great pressure on the Indian goal, but Harmanpreet again launches another counter, as he sets Sunil through. Sunil enters the circle from the right, and crosses, but there's nobody there.
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56 - Another PC for Belgium! And they make a hash of it again, as the ball rolls out of the circle before the drag flick itself.
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55 - PC for Belgium! Luypaert lines up the shot, but there's some confusion among the Belgians, as they lose the plot completely, and  make a hash of it.
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52 - GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!!!! Charlier levels things up! An attack down the right was thwarted by Chikte, but Charlier was there on the rebound, to turn the ball into goal.
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51 - Van Dorren plays a long ball into the circle, but none of the Belgian attackers could get on to the ball, as it rolls out of play.
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48 - Harmanpreet plays a brilliant ball from out of defence to Mandeep, who is set through on goal. The attacker shoots on the reverse, but it is saved by the keeper.
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47 - PC for India! GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLL!!!!!!!!! Rupinder slams the ball into the top corner! Belgium review the call, questioning whether the ball had gone out of the circle. However, the video umpire does not overturn the decision, and the goal stands.
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46 - GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAALLLLL!!!!!!!!! Luypaert scores again, and levels the scores! Luypaert lined up his shot from the PC, as the ball took a couple of deflections and flew into the goal.
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46 - Belgium get things underway, and instantly win a PC.
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End of Q3! With that, we come to the end of the third quarter, as India keep the lead. They now need to hold out for the last 15 minutes, to make it to the semis.