Netherlands went past Australia’s record of most goals scored by a team in a single FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup match on Thursday. In its final Pool C match, three-time winner Netherlands beat Chile 14-0 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, to go past Australia’s 12-0 win over South Africa during the 2010 edition of the World Cup.
In the Thursday match, Netherlands scored its 13th goal in the 48th minute. The team eventually won the match 14-0. Janssen Jip, with four goals, and skipper Thierry Brinkman, with three goals, scored hat-tricks. Koen Bijen scored two goals, and Derck de Vilder, Thijs van Dam, Terrance Pieters, Justen Blok and Teun Beins scored one goal each. Jip Janssen opened the account for the men in orange via a penalty corner in the sixth minute, and other players followed. Netherlands led the South American team 5-0 at half-time. The third quarter proved to be the most productive one for Netherlands, as it put six goals past the South American team. The record-breaking 13th goal came in the 48th minute. The 14th and final Netherlands goal came two minutes before the full-time hooter.