Tobias Matania (L) of Germany celebrates with a teammate after scoring against India in their Champions Trophy match in Melbourne yesterday. Germany won 3-2.Photo: AFP
India finished top of Pool A despite going down 3-2 in their final pool game to Olympic champions Germany at the Champions Trophy in Melbourne on Tuesday.
World number 11 India will now face win-less Belgium, who finished fourth in Pool B, in a quarterfinal on Thursday.
The Netherlands, ranked three in the world, topped Pool B after defeating Belgium 5-4 and will face New Zealand in their quarterfinal.
Elsewhere, England blew their chance to finish on top of Pool A after drawing 1-1 against New Zealand and will now face Australia in the quarterfinals.