Rio Olympics 2016: Netherlands women beat Germany on penalties in hockey semi-final

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Netherlands beat Germany on penalties to reach hockey final

Defending champions the Netherlands guaranteed themselves a medal as they knocked out Germany on penalties to reach the women's Olympic hockey final.

The game finished 1-1, Lisa Schutze putting the Germans ahead in the first quarter before Maartje Paumen levelled at the start of the third.

The Dutch, who took gold in Beijing and London, won the resulting shootout 4-3.

Great Britain's women play in the other semi-final against New Zealand at 21:00 BST, with the final on Friday.

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