Ibarra’s brace helps Argentina beat Britain 4-2, finish 5th in Hockey World League Final

HWL Final Argentian vs Great BritainRaipur: Argentina secured a fifth place finish with a 4-2 win over Great Britain in the 5-6 Classification match at the Hero Hockey World League Final 2015 in Raipur, India.

Argentina needed just 17 minutes to establish a 3-0 lead, with team captain Pedro Ibarra scoring two penalty corners either side of a trademark set piece from Gonzalo Peillat.

Simon Mantell pulled a goal back for Great Britain in the fourth quarter before Peillat scored his second of the match and eighth of the tournament with six minutes remaining.

Great Britain’s Phil Roper completed the match scoring three minutes from time, but it was not enough to stop Great Britain finishing the competition in sixth place.

Hero Man of the Match: Pedro Ibarra (ARG)