Men's Hockey World Cup 2018, Updated Points Table: Germany, Netherlands Claim Top Two Spots in Pool D With Wins Over Malaysia and Pakistan

Shikhar Jiwrajka​
India is one of the favourites alongside Australia, Belgium, Pakistan and Germany to win the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup. Read groupwise teams' points and their current rankings here!

In the first match, earlier today, it was Germany who thrashed Malaysia, with the scoreline reading 5-3. The firm consolidated Germany's win on the top of Pool D. In the second match, it was Netherlands who won comprehensively against Pakistan, with the scoreline reading 5-1. With the win, Netherlands strengthened its second spot in the Pool D standings. If you are looking for the latest Points Table, then you can find the current country-wise updated standings here.

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The action at 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup is all set to begin on November 28. One of the most cherished trophies, Hockey World Cup, happens to be one of the biggest prizes in the sport, after Olympics! If you are looking for the latest points table, team standings of the Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018, then you can find the current country-wise standings here!

The biggest event of Hockey, the 2018 Men’s World Cup, will see a total of 16 teams participating in the tournament – four more than the teams competing in the Olympic Games. The teams are divided into four equal groups. Hockey World Cup 2018 Schedule, Timetable in IST: Check Out Complete Fixtures, Venue of FIH 2018 Men's Hockey WC Matches in Odisha.

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Every team will be playing against each other once. The top-placed teams in respective groups will qualify for the quarter-finals, while the second and third-placed teams will compete in crossover matches. Thereon, the Men’s Hockey World Cup will be played according to the single-elimination format. Hockey World Cup 2018: Here’s What You Need to Know About the Mega Event in Odisha.

Group A Points Table: Wins, Losses, Draws, Points, and Current Standings

Pos. Team Matches Win Draw Loss GF GA GD Points
1. Argentina 3 2 0 1 10 8 2 6
2. France 3 1 1 1 7 6 1 4
3. New Zealand 3 1 1 1 4 6 -2 4
4. Spain 3 0 2 1 6 7 -1 1

Group B Points Table: Wins, Losses, Draws, Points, and Current Standings

Pos. Team Matches Win Draw Loss GF GA GD Points
1. Australia 2 2 0 0 5 1 4 6
2. China 2 0 2 0 3 3 0 2
3. Ireland 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 1
4. England 2 0 1 1 2 5 -3 1

Group C Points Table: Wins, Losses, Draws, Points, and Current Standings

Pos. Team Matches Win Draw Loss GF GA GD Points
1. India 3 2 1 - 12 3 9 7
2. Belgium 3 2 1 - 9 4 5 7
3. Canada 3 0 1 2 3 8 -5 1
4. South Africa 3 0 1 2 2 11 -9 1

Group D Points Table: Wins, Losses, Draws, Points, and Current Standings

Pos. Team Matches Win Draw Loss GF GA GD Points
1. Germany 3 3 0 0 10 4 6 9
2. Netherlands 3 2 0 1 13 5 8 6
3. Pakistan 3 0 1 2 2 7 -5 1
4. Malaysia 3 0 1 2 4 13 -9 1

India is one of the favourites alongside Australia, Belgium, Pakistan and Germany to win the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup. The tournament will start from November 28, and the final is scheduled to be played on December 16. All the matches of the Hockey World Cup will take place at Kalinga Stadium in the capital city of Orissa, Bhubhaneshwar. Stay tuned with us for all the latest updates about Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018!