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2008 Mens Olympic Games

Beijing, China - August 10-23, 2008

Belgium v Canada

Placement 9-10

# Info Date Teams Score Status Match Sheet
August 21st, 2008
M31 Placement 9-10 8:30am Belgium BEL - CAN Canada 3 - 0 (2 - 0) Final    

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Classification 9th-10th: Belgium v Canada

> Canada and Belgium have met four times before. Canada are still without a victory in those matches.
> These encounters include the 1964 (5-1 Belgium win) and 1976 (3-2 Belgium win) Olympics.
> In their last group match, Belgium won their first match at the Olympic Games since 1976.
> Their last victory had been the 1976 Final 9-10 against Canada.
> In their last group match, a 5-3 triumph over South Africa, Canada won their first Olympic match since the 2000 Games.
> Belgium finished ninth or tenth in the previous three Olympics (1968, 1972, 1976) they appeared in.
> Canada's best finish in the Olympics is tenth place, a feat that occurred three times, most recently in 2000.
> Belgium and Canada finished the group stage with identical records (1-1-3).
> Belgium have converted 4 of 17 penalty corners, matching the tournament average of 24%.
> Canada are 4-for-11 from penalty corners in Beijing, accounting for a 36% success rate.
> Jérôme Dekeyser is Belgium's tournament top scorer on three goals.
> Connor Grimes and Wayne Fernandes lead Canada in Beijing goal scoring on two goals apiece.

CHN v BEL (Pool A) NZL v PAK (Placement 7-8)

POOL STANDINGS

Team Pld W D L GD Pts
Pool A
Spain  ESP 5 4 0 1 4 12
Germany  GER 5 3 2 0 6 11
South Korea  KOR 5 2 1 2 2 7
New Zealand  NZL 5 2 1 2 1 7
Belgium  BEL 5 1 1 3 -4 4
China  CHN 5 0 1 4 -9 1
Pool B
Netherlands  NED 5 4 1 0 10 13
Australia  AUS 5 3 2 0 17 11
Great Britain  GBR 5 2 2 1 3 8
Pakistan  PAK 5 2 0 3 -2 6
Canada  CAN 5 1 1 3 -7 4
South Africa  RSA 5 0 0 5 -21 0

MATCHES

Aug 23, 2008
CHN China
South Africa RSA
KOR South Korea
Great Britain GBR
NED Netherlands
Australia AUS
GER Germany
Spain ESP
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