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Australia vs Germany: Hockey news and its predictions

Match Details:

Australia vs Germany

10th February 2019

09.30 AM, IST

Venue: Tasmania Hockey Centre, Hobart(AUS), Pitch-1


Match Preview:

Australia’s Kookaburras lock horns towards sixth-ranked Germany at Hobart’s Tasmanian Hockey Centre. The Kookaburras confronted Four-1 defeat to world champions Belgium within the final outing which is their second straight loss. Earlier, Kookaburras went down of their opening sport of the competitors, 1-Four within the penalty shootout.

Head-to-Head:(Since 2012)

Total games: 8

Australia won: 4

Germany won: 1

Draw: 2

AUS vs GER Team Information:

Australia has added Joshua Beltz, Jack Welch, and Eddie Ockenden to the squad. Matt Dawson, Jack Hayes, Flynn Ogilvie, Welch, Tom Wickham, and Dylan Wotherspoon are amongst different additions for the Australian aspect.

Daniel Beale, Tim Model, Tom Craig, Aaron Kleinschmidt, Trent Mitton, Josh Simmonds, Matthew Swann, and Corey Weyer have been unnoticed of the Kookaburras’ squad for the conflict.

 

Spread: -2 Australia

 

Australia Hockey squad

Jacob Anderson, Joshua Beltz, Andrew Charter, Matthew Dawson, Johan Durst, Blake Govers, Jake Harvie, Jack Hayes, Jeremy Hayward, Tim Howard, Eddie Ockenden, Flynn Ogilvie, Lachlan Sharp, Jack Welch, Jake Whetton, Tom Wickham, Dylan Wotherspoon, and Aran Zalewski.

Germany Hockey squad:

 MÜLLER Mathias, GRAMBUSCH Mats, MEYER Julius, WELLEN Niklas, HERZBRUCH Timm, GRAMBUSCH Tom, RÜHR Christopher, WEINKE Ferdinand, WALTER Tobias (GK), FUCHS Florian and GROßE Johannes.

Australia Probable Line-Up:

Eddie Ockenden, Blake Covers, Jeremy Hayward, Jake Whetton, Tom Wickham, Aran Zalewski, Charter, Jake Harvie, Flynn Ogilvie Dawson, Wotherspoon

Germany Probable Line-Up:

Walter, Grambusch, Mathias Muller, Wellen, Tim Herzbruch, Julius Meyer, Johannes Grobe, Mats Grambusch, Florian Fuchs, Christopher, Weinke Ferdinand

 

 

Players to remove from your team:

Daniel Beale, Mitton, Simmonds, Thomas Craig, Swann Mathew, Brand Timothy

 

CAPTAIN CHOICES:

Eddie

Wickham

Dawson

 

Goal Keeper:

Australia team was so strong. There was no chance to escape the goal from the Australian keeper as he had maintained 2 clean-sheets in the last 5 games. So, selecting him is the best choice.

Defenders:

Take more defenders from the Australian team as a whenever midfielder from the Germany team, defenders from Australian who are tough and robust will have a chance to make more tackles. Also, the Australian team will have a chance of having more possession.

Midfielders:

To create a balanced we have take midfielders equally from either side. More midfielders from the Australian team will be the safe pick because of having more possession when compared to Germany’s midfielders.

Forward:

Obviously, we called the players from the Australian attackers. Try to take more forward players from the Australian as they have maintained 2 clean-sheets in the last 5 games. Also, they are scoring on avg of 2+ goals per game.

 

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