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ARG vs SPA Dream11 Prediction | Argentina vs Spain Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 Preview, Team News

By Himanshu Sharma @boringcricket

ARG vs SPA Dream11 Team | Argentina vs Spain Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018

Match 3: 29th November 2018 at 5:00 PM IST

Olympic champions and second runner-up at 2014 World Cup, Argentina kickstart their Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 campaign against Spain on Thursday.

The Argentines are touted to top Pool A, which also has France and New Zealand. Los Leones or The Lions boasts some of the most skilled players in the ranks.

Argentines in action during a friendly

Spain, on the other hand, would be looking for a successful World Cup campaign this time. They have been part of the coveted tournament on every occasion but have not enjoyed success barring second finish on two occasions (1971 and 1994) and third position in 2006. Frederic Soyez, Spain Head Coach, has assured that his team is quite capable of the medal positions.

Head-to-Head (*since 2013)

Argentina – 6, Spain – 2

ARG vs SPA Team News

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ARG vs SPA Playing 11

Here’s how the two sides may lineup for Argentina vs Spain Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 match

Argentina Playing 11:

Goalkeeper – Juan Manuel Vivaldi

Defenders – Gonzalo Peillat, Pedro Ibarra, Juan Ignacio Gilardi

Midfielders – Ignacio Ortiz, Lucas Rossi, Matías Rey

Strikers – Matias Paredes, Lucas Vila, Maico Casella

Spain Playing 11:

Goalkeeper – Quico Cortes

Defenders – Sergi Enrique, Miquel Delàs, Pepe Romeu

Midfielders – Marc Sallés, Xavier Lleonart, (Doubts: Vicenç Ruiz, Ricardo Santana)

Strikers – Enrique Gonzalez, Pau Quemada (Doubt: Marc Boltó, Albert Beltrán)

ARG vs SPA Squads

Argentina squad: Juan Manuel Vivaldi, Tomás Santiago, Gonzalo Peillat, Pedro Ibarra, Juan Ignacio Gilardi, Ignacio Ortiz, Juan Martín López, Matías Rey, Lucas Rossi, Agustín Bugallo, Nicolás Cicileo, Tomás Bettaglio, Matías Paredes, Agustin Mazzilli, Lucas Vila, Maico Casella, Lucas Martínez and Joaquín Menini.

Spain squad: Alejandro de Frutos, Albert Beltrán, Álvaro Iglesias, Diego Arana, Enrique González de Castejón, Ignacio Rodriguez, Marc Sallés, Marc Boltó, Marc Serrahima, Mario Garin, Miquel Delàs, Pau Quemada, Pepe Romeu, Quico Cortés, Ricardo Santana, Sergi Enrique, Vicenç Ruiz and Xavier Lleonart.

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ARG vs SPA Dream11 Team

Argentina fantasy picks:

  • Argentina’s Maico Casella has come through the ranks and has become a key man in the side. He will lead the attack. .alongside Lucas Vila who is hailed as one of the best attackers in the game.
  • Los Leones also have in Gonzalo Peillat, one of the finest penalty corner drag-flicker in the game.
  • Matias Paredes is a seasoned campaigner who can be backed to come good here.

Spain fantasy picks:

  • Enrique Gonzalez has been impressive in the last couple of years, making an impression with his incredible pace and stick skills.
  • Quico Cortes, Sergi Enrique, Miguel Delas and Pau Quemada are among other World-class players in the side.

Where to Watch Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018

Indian viewers can watch Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 on Star Sports and Doordarshan. Argentina vs Spain Hockey match can also be Live Streamed Online on Hotstar.

This Argentina vs Spain Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 Dream11 prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your ARG vs SPA Dream11 Team from the squad listed above. Kindly revisit before the deadline to get the final update.

Himanshu Sharma @boringcricket

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