Oct 12, 2011
Argentina remains unbeaten by defeating Pakistan 17-8 on day 3 of the
FIP Polo World Cup 2011 being played in San Luis, Argentina.
On a day marked by bad weather and much cold, fog and rain
nevertheless held the second date of the zone A games. Argentina
in the first game of the day defeated Pakistan 17-8.
The game began playing under a steady drizzle that did not stop
during the very good first chukker of the Argentine team, which
scored five consecutive goals without a goal by Pakistan. The
first period ended 5-2 due to Pakistan receiving two goals for
having lower handicap.
In the second period the Argentine team of Martin Ichauspe came
out well mounted on their horses and willing to take command of
the score to head towards their second victory. Thesecond
chukker highlight the performance of the back of Argentina,
Salvador Jauretche leading the offense of his team.
Pakistan remained unable to establish themselves in the game and
this second chukker and could score goals, while Argentina
scored three goals to extend their lead to 8-2.
In the beginning of the third chukker Temur Nadeem became the
first goal scorer for Pakistan, and in these seven minutes the
Pakistani team gave signs of returning to the game leading the
chukker for a partial 3-1. Argentina this time could only score
a single goal, but still was at the forefront of the score 9-5.
And in this way they finished the first half of the party.
At the beginning of the second half we saw a good performance
from the Argentine team, which at times played excellently.
Argentina finished with their second victory b 17-8 in equal
number of games played and remains undefeated.
Argentina: Pablo Llorente 4 (5 goals), Alfredo Capella 4 (2
goals), Martin Inchauspe 5 (6 goals), Salvador Jauretche 1 (5
Pakistan: Ahmed Tiwana 3, Temur Nadeem 2 (2 goals), Raja Sami
Ullah 4 (3 goals), Saquib Khakwani 3 (1 goal): 6 + 2 handicap: 8
Chukker by chukker Argentina: 5-2, 8-2, 9-5, 12-6, 14-8, 17-8.