The Hero Hockey Champions Trophy by the numbers

December 15, 2014

Facts and Figures to know around the Hero Hockey Champions Trophy in Bhubaneswar..

2 – Pakistan’s silver medal was their best finish in the Champions Trophy since 1998

3 – the amount of goal’s Sam Ward scored on his England debut

5 – five players achieved this tally of goals in the competition during regular play; Jeroen Hertzberger, Chris Ciriello, Florian Fuchs, Muhammad Irfan and Mink van der Weerden

5 – Australia’s run of consectutive men’s Champions Trophy titles came to an end after five successive victories

6 – England’s best ever winning margin came in their 8-2 win over Pakistan in the group game. The six-goal win outdid their previous best, a 4-1 win over Germany in 2012.

7 – Germany’s winning side featured seven members of their Junior World Cup winning side from December 2013

10 – This was Germany’s tenth Champions Trophy title, winning three as West Germany

19 – Germany’s Niklas Wellen celebrated his 19th birthday on the day of the final

81 – the total cards doled out including 56 green and 25 yellows shown by the umpires

107 – the total amount of goals scored in 24 matches; this includes an incredible 29 in the four games on day two of the competition while the tournament average was 4.46 goals per game


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