India reached the semi-finals of the women's Olympic hockey tournament on Monday after securing a hard-fought 1-0 win over Australia following a tense match at the Tokyo Olympics.
IMG SRC: Reuters
India will now face Argentina in the semi-finals on Wednesday
Gurjit Kaur scored India's winning goal off a first-half penalty corner that made its way past Australia goalie Rachael Lynch, who had kept a clean sheet in the previous four matches.
Australia was unable to equalize in the second half despite ramping up the pressure and winning several penalty corners.
Argentina's Maria Victoria Granato said. "We are going to play one of the most important games of our lives."