Pakistan routs Russia 5-0 in hockey WC round

LILLE: Pakistan clinched second consecutive win by defeating Russia 5-0 in second match in Hockey World Cup Qualifying round, Geo News reported Sunday.

Pakistan put up brilliant show from the very commencement of the match played in Franceís city of Lille. In the first half, Pakistan got the better of Russia 3-0.

In the second half, Pakistan scored two more goals and established for them an overriding victory.

Pakistanís Rehan Butt, Shakeel Abbasi, Sohail Abbas, Muhammed Imran and Abdul Haseem Khan hit goals.

It should be mentioned that Pakistan defeated Italy also 5-0 in the first match.

Pakistan is scheduled to play its third match against France.