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Netherland's Jorrit Croon (R) vies for the ball with Canada's Iain Smythe during the men's field hockey Netherlands vs Canada match of the Rio 2016 Olympics Games at the Olympic Hockey Centre in Rio de Janeiro on August, 9 2016.

MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP / Getty Images

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.

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Rio Olympics Day 4: What to watch and the latest news

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.

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