INCHEON: Pakistan defeated Malaysia 7-6 on penalty shootout to enter the final of XVII Asian Games Hockey Tournament at Seonhak Hockey Stadium on Tuesday.
The match ended in a goalless draw in the stipulated 60-minutes four quarters. Pakistan goal-keeper Imran Butt saved three goals in the shootout session.
Rashid Mahmood scored the match winning goal in the sudden-death shootout after it was locked 5-5 after first eight attempts.
Defending Champion Pakistan will now meet arch-rival India in Thursday final while Malaysia will take on South Korea for bronze medal.