India defeats the USA 4-1 in junior women's hockey.

India defeated the United States 4-1 in the U-23 5-Nation tournament on Thursday . Annu Annu (49th, 52nd) scored a brace, Nikita Toppo (48th) and Vaishnavi Phalke (58th) each scored for India .

DUBLIN (DUBLIN) – In the U-23 5-Nation tournament on Thursday, the Indian women's hockey team defeated the United States 4-1.Annu (49th, 52nd) scored a brace, while Nikita Toppo (48th) and Vaishnavi Phalke (58th) each scored for India.Hannah Miller (46th) scored the only goal for the Americans, which was beyond the top five.The Indian team got off to a good start, winning the first penalty corner of the game within ten minutes.

As the first quarter came to an end, neither India nor the United States were able to break the deadlock.India took over early in the second quarter and was rewarded for their efforts when they won their second PC.Nonetheless, the US defense stayed firm and prevented India from converting it.After that, the United States launched a counter-attack, which resulted in their first penalty corner of the season, but it did not result in a goal, forcing both teams to reach the halftime break with no advantage.

Both teams scored all their goals in the last 15 minutes, making the final quarter even more exciting.