Canadian men's field hockey team remains winless
Team has scored just 3 goals in as many games
The Netherlands defeated Canada 7-0 in Olympic men's field hockey competition Tuesday.
The Netherlands (2-0-1) moved into second in Pool B behind Germany (3-0). Canada (0-3) is tied for last with Ireland (0-3).
It marked the first time in the tournament that Canada has been shut out after suffering losses of 6-2 to Germany and 3-1 to Argentina.
<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/NED?src=hash">#NED</a> strikes again. It's 3-0 over <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/CAN?src=hash">#CAN</a> in the 2nd quarter of men's field hockey. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Rio2016?src=hash">#Rio2016</a> <a href="https://t.co/Y6P9x1Bayk">https://t.co/Y6P9x1Bayk</a> <a href="https://t.co/NEC6DLKalv">https://t.co/NEC6DLKalv</a>—@CBCOlympics
The Canadians resume action Thursday facing Ireland, which lost 3-2 to Germany on Tuesday.
The top four teams from each of the two pools advance to the quarter-finals.
After missing the London Olympics four years ago, Canada qualified for the Rio Games with a fourth-place finish at the International Hockey Federation's World League semifinal in Argentina last June.