Argentina will yet again be contending against the Netherlands in the fixture of the Men’s FIH Pro League. In the previous meeting both sides ended the four quarters with a 2-2 scoreline. However, it was the Netherlands who turned out as the winners in the shootout by a margin of 3-1
Date- Monday, February 17
Kick-Off- 2:30 AM (IST)
Venue- Cenard, Buenos Aires
J Vivaldi should be the front line goalie to start. Luca Martinez is one of the mainstays for the hosts and should feature on the forward line along with Jose Tolini and Lucas Vila. P Ibarra and M Ferriero should be fitting in at defence, while, J Lopez, I Oritz and M Rey are likely to occupy midfield.
P Ibarra (c), A Bugallo, J Tolini, A Mazzilli, J Vivaldi, L Martinez, N Cicileo, T Domene, I Oritz, J Lopez, N Keenan, M Ferreiro, F Fernandez, T Santiago, M Rey, M Casella, L Vila, S Tarazona.
Primin Blaak should start as the shot stopper for for the Netherlands. J Hrtzberger and M Pruijser will be in contention of starting on the forward line. B Kellerman and Thiery Brinkman are other options who could be used off the bench. Jip Janssen has been the top scorer for his side in spite of featuring in defence,
Billy Bakker (c), Jip Janssen, Joep de Mol, Floris Wortelboer, Mirco Pruijser, Jonas de Geus, Jeroen Hertzberger, Valentin Verga, Glenn Schuurman, Bjorn Kellerman, Seve van Ass, D van Puffelen, Thierry Brinkman, Lars Balk, Mink van der Weerden, Sam van der Ven, Primin Blaak, Bob de Voogd.
Lucas Vila has bagged 80 goals from 153 games for Argentina.
Mirco Pruijser has netted 71 goals from 123 matches for the Netherlands.
A Mazzilli has scored 41 goals from 146 games for Argentina.
Mink van der Weerden has 85 goals to his tally from 137 games for the Netherlands.
Total Played- 16
Argentina won- 06
The Netherlands won- 08
No result- 02
GK: J Vivaldi
DEF: S d Wijn, L Tolini, M v d Weerden, J Janssen
MID: J Lopez, I Oritz, B Bakker
FWD: L Martinez, M Pruijser, J Hertzberger
Captain/vice-captain choice: M Pruijser, J Hertzberger, B Bakker, J Lopez, J Janssen, M v d Weerden