The German women won the ninth victory in the last major round of the FIH Pro League in USA.
This result although has no influence on the final placement the tournament, because the German women are already determined as semi-finalists
Goals from Hannah Granitzki, Franzisca Hauke and Rebecca Grote helped Germany beat USA 3-2.
“It was a really really hard match for us”, said Germany’s Player of the Match Franzisca Hauke.
“We’ve been here for four days and we were really exhausted. We did all we can and we really want to prepare for the Grand Final, so we are really happy that we got the three points,” Hauke said.
They [USA] are a really good team, really athletic so we had to run a lot, but we are really happy that we won. Next week we play against the Netherlands … they are the best team in the world at the moment, but nobody knows what can happen and anyone can win.” said Huake.
The final day of the regular FIH Pro League season takes place on Sunday (23 June) with five matches being played.
The Netherlands women take on Australia in Amsterdam, a day that will also see double headers in Antwerp and London.
Belgium’s men and women play Argentina at Antwerp’s Wilrijkse Plein while Great Britain’s men and women take on New Zealand in a groundbreaking and historic fixture at the Twickenham Stoop.