India [ Images ] produced a lacklustre display and crashed out of the title race in the 22nd Lal Bahadur Shastri [ Images ] under-21 women's hockey tournament after losing 1-2 to Germany [ Images ] in Delhi [ Images ] on Friday.
Laura Saenger (35th, 38th minute) scored in each half for Germany, while Jaspreet Kaur (12th minute) accounted for India's goal.
Germany plays New Zealand [ Images ] in the title round on Saturday.
The Kiwis beat Australia [ Images ] 3-1 in another league match.
India take on Australia in the third-fourth place classification match on Saturday.