After an inspired performance against China on Wednesday, Canada will be bursting with confidence when they take on Italy in the FIH Series Finals Semifinals on Friday. The side demonstrated great composure to come from behind to draw the game level on Wednesday and held nerves in the shoot-out to set up semi-final tie.
Italy, the underdogs at the start of the competition, have put on a fairytale show at the competition thus far. The Azzuris have been undefeated and come into the last-four riding high on the confidence of 4-2 win over Malaysia.
When 3 May at 15:00 IST
Where Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
There is no report of any team changes or injury update in the two squads
Italy Hockey squad: Agustin Nunez (C), Enrico Francesconi, Nicolas Mondo, Juan Montone, Frabcesco Padovani, Simone Minetto, Julian Montone, Luca Valentino, Giaime Carta, Mattia Amorosini, Pietro Lago, Juan Ortega, Julien Dallons, Gonzalo Ursone, Simone Pagliara, Davide Grossi, Thomas Keenan, Giulio Ferrini, Juan Munafo and Francois Sior.
Canada Hockey squad: Scott Tupper (C), Adam Froese, Sukhi Panesar, Taylor Currant, James Wallace, Fin Boothroyd, David Carter, Brenden Bassett, Mark Pearson, Oliver Scholfield, Iain Smythe, James Kirkpatrick, Balraj Singh Panesar, Keegan Pereira, Antoni Kindler, Brandon Pereira, Gordon Johnston, John Smythe.
CAN vs ITA Dream11 Team
Canada fantasy picks: TUPPER Scott, JOHNSTON Gordon, SMYTHE John, PANESAR Sukhi, CURRAN Taylor
Italy fantasy picks: NUNEZ Agustin, KEENAN Thomas, ORTEGA Juan, MONTONE Juan, AMOROSINI Mattia
Captain choices – S Tupper, G Johnstone, T Keenan, A Nunez
This CAN vs ITA Dream11 Hockey Prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squad listed above basis CAN vs ITA team news. Kindly revisit before the deadline to get the final update of the CAN vs ITA Dream11 Team Prediction.
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