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Match 19 : Australia vs Spain: 3P: Prediction,Performance,Preview

Australia  (World Ranked  #2) host In-Form Spain (World Ranked  #9 ): Match 19 of FIH Pro League.

Fresh from back-to-back wins, the world number two Australia will face ninth-ranked Spain at the Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre in the FIH Pro League on Saturday.

Prediction:  Australia to win

Australia Team Preview:

Squad News:

  • Australians  have made six changes from the side that defeated Great Britain 2-0 in Perth a fortnight ago.

  • NSW pair Blake Govers and Lachlan Sharp return for the match in their home state, while goalkeeper Tyler Lovell, Tim Howard, Jack Welch and Dylan Wotherspoon are all added.

  • Andrew Charter, Andrew Kleinschmidt, Flynn Ogilvie, Josh Simmonds, Tom Wickham and Corey Weyer make way.

Previous Matches Result and Summary:

    • Men’s Match 12
      Australia 2, Great Britain 0
      Player of the Match: Eddie Ockenden (AUS)
    • AUS Goal Scoreres:
    • 13* mitton trent fg
    • 23* anderson jacob fg

     

    • Result: Men’s Match 9
      Australia 4, Germany 2
      Player of the Match: Jacob Anderson (AUS)
    • AUS Goal Scoreres:

    12* anderson jacob fg
    21* anderson jacob fg
    36* wickham tom fg
    48* wotherspoon dylan pc

( Players marked in “X” could be in the startling lineup , otherwise entire squad will have an impact as bench players are also impact performers)

Spain Team Preview:

  • Spain have started the FIH Pro League with two shootout wins against 2018 World Cup finalists Belgium and Netherlands, as well as a thrilling 6-5 defeat to Great Britain.

  • The Kookaburras last played upcoming opponents Spain in the quarter-finals of the 2017 World League Final where Australia triumphed 4-1.

Previous Matches Result and Summary:

  • Men’s Match 11:

    Spain 3, Netherlands 3 (3-1 After Shoot-Out)

    Player of the Match: Alvaro Iglesias (ESP)

    Spain Goal Scorers :

    • 44* quemada pau fg
    • 51* beltran albert fg
    • 60* serrahima marc pc

Spain Probable Starting 11 :

( Players marked in “X” could be in the startling lineup , otherwise entire squad will have an impact as bench players are also impact performers)

Cheers!!!

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