CWG 2014: Australian Men Beat England to Reach Hockey Final

Australia continued with their fantastic showing on the hockey field and cruised past England with a 4-1 win to enter finals.

updated: August 02, 2014 17:41 IST
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Defending champions Australia in action against England in their semifinal match.

Glasgow: Australia will face India or New Zealand for their fifth consecutive men's hockey Commonwealth Games gold after they comfortably saw off England 4-1 on Saturday.

"We expected a very tough game against a very strong opponent, but our boys did really well today," said Australia coach Graham Reid.

In the pouring rain in Glasgow it was England who were caught cold after just two minutes as Tristan White gave Australia the perfect start from a penalty corner before Simon Orchard doubled their lead just eight minutes later.

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