AUS vs ENG Dream11 Hockey Preview & Prediction | FIH Pro League | Fantasy Team
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AUS vs ENG Dream11 Hockey Prediction | FIH Pro League
AUS vs ENG
Table toppers Australia will be up against England for the first semi-final of the FIH Pro League on Friday. Australia finished their league on the top with 10 wins in 14 games while Great Britain finished on the fourth spot with 6 wins in 14 games. Now, both the teams will meet each other in the knockout game where while one would continue their journey for the title, the other would play for the third-place finish in the finals. Australia played their last game against the Netherlands where they won 1-4. Great Britain, on the other hand, won against New Zealand to seal a place in the semis. Both the teams have played 11 matches where while Australia have won 6, their counterparts have won 3. 2 of them have ended in a draw.
The last time both the teams met in the FIH Pro League, the match ended in a draw but Great Britain won an extra point in the shootout.
The match will be played in Wagener Stadium, Amstelveen on 28thJune
Head-to-head (Since 2013)
Great Britain– 03
Australia – 06
Great Britain- 22
Australia – 30
Previous matches in FIH Pro League
16 February 2019: Australia 2-0 Great Britain 9 June 2019: Great Britain 2-2 Australia (4-3 after shoot-out)
AUS vs ENG Team News
Australia have announced their 21-member squad for the semi-final against Great Britain.
Sam Ward and Will Calnan are back from injury and they have been included in the squad for the semis.
Henry Weir and David Condon also return to the 20-member squad.
Rhys Smith and Chris Grassick have been excluded from the squad.
AUS vs ENG Squads:
Australia Men Hockey Squad
Australia, Jacob Anderson, Daniel Beale, Tim Brand, Andrew Charter, Tom Craig, Matthew Dawson, Blake Govers, Jake Harvie, Jack Hayes, Jeremy Hayward, Tim Howard, Tyler Lovell, Trent Mitton, Eddie Ockenden, Flynn Ogilvie, Lachlan Sharp, Josh Simmonds, Matthew Swann, Corey Weyer, Jacob Whetton, Aran Zalewski
Great BritainMen Hockey Squad:
David Ames, Will Calnan, David Condon, Brendan Creed, Adam Dixon, Alan Forsyth, James Gall, Harry Gibson, Chris Griffiths, Mikey Hoare, Ashley Jackson, Harry Martin, George Pinner, Phil Roper, Ian Sloan, Tom Sorsby, Zach Wallace, Jack Waller, Sam Ward, Henry Weir
AUS vs ENG Dream11 Fantasy Picks
Blake Goversis the leading scorer for Australia. He has scored 10 goals in 12 matches for the side and has scored 824 fantasy points so far. In the last three outings, he has returned 312 fantasy points. For today’s clash, he has been picked by 62.73 per cent fantasy players. His two goals came in the last game against the Netherlands where he also scored 5 passes, 2 interceptions, 1 tackle, 1 block and 1 CPN. He will aim to carry his purple patch forward.
Jeremy Hayward has scored 5 goals in 14 matches and has been a pillar of consistency for the side. He scored 2 goals in the last match against the Netherlands alongwith 28 passes, 1 tackle, 1 block, 1 interception and one CPN. He has been picked by 77.19 per cent of fantasy players for the match against England for his return of 221 fantasy points in his last three outings.
Phil Roper is the leading scorer for England. He has scored 8 goals in 14 matches and has returned 799 fantasy points so far with 74 of them coming in his last three outings. He has been picked by 63.16 per cent fantasy players for today’s encounter. In the last match against New Zealand, he scored 18 passes, 3 interceptions, 6 blocks and 2 CPNs.
Sam Ward was out of action for last two matches due to his injury, but he has recovered now and is rearing to go. He is the second-highest scorer for England with 8 goals in 12 games. He has returned 792 fantasy points so far and has been picked by 39.77 per cent fantasy players for today’s clash. Moreover, he has played 16 games against Australia and has scored 5 goals against them.
Goal-Keeper- T Lovell
Defender- J Hayward, E Ockenden, H Weir
Mid-Fielder- P Roper, D Ames, D Beale, A Jackson
Forward– B Govers, S Ward, T Craig
J Hayward and S Ward are our captain/vice-captain picks