IND vs ARG Dream11: The Indian Men’s Hockey Team are on course of booking a spot in the quarter finals of the Tokyo Olympics, as they take on Argentina next. The Indian Team started off their campaign with a hard-fought 3-2 win over New Zealand. They were then pummeled 7-1 to Australia, but showed great character to bounce back in their next game to win 3-0 against Spain. As for the Argentina, they’ve managed to win one, draw one and lose one out of the three games in the group so far. Argentina drew their first match 1-1 with Spain, and secured a vital win against hosts Japan by 2-1. However, their most recent fixture was a 5-2 defeat to Australia. In spite of being at the bottom half of the group, the Los Leones do have an opportunity to advance provided they get the favorable outcomes in their last two group fixtures.
Date: July 29, Thursday
Time: 6 AM (IST)
Head to Head
India has edge over Argentina, they have the upper hand with three wins. One game has been won by Argentina, while, two games have ended on level terms.
The match will be broadcasted live on the Sony Sports Network.
Injury Report and Unavailability: No injury concerns
Manpreet Singh (Captain), P.R. Sreejesh (Goalkeeper), Harmanpreet Singh (Defender), Rupinder Pal Singh (Defender), Surender Kumar (Defender), Amit Rohidas (Defender), Birendra Lakra (Defender), Hardik Singh (Midfielder), Vivek Sagar Prasad (Midfielder), Nilakanta Sharma (Midfielder), Sumit (Midfielder), Shamsher Singh (Forward), Dilpreet Singh (Forward), Gurjant Singh (Forward), Lalit Kumar Upadhyay (Forward), Mandeep Singh (Forward)
PR Sreejesh (GK), Rupinder Pal Singh, Surender Kumar, Harmanpreet Singh, Amit Rohidas, Manpreet Singh (C), Hardik Singh, Nilakanta Sharma, Dilpreet Singh, Mandeep Singh, Shamser Singh.
J Vivaldi, L Tolini, P Ibarra, D Paz, N Cicileo, S Tarazona, L Rossi, I Ortiz, A Bugallo, T Habif, M Rey, J Lopez, N Salis, L Vila, A Mazzilli, M Casella, N Keenan, L Martinez
J Vivaldi, K Nicolas Santiago, I Pedro, V Lucas Martin, T Jose Leandro, P Diego Ignacio, O Ignacio Heracio, M Augustin Alejandro, M Lucas, C Nicolas
Rupinder Pal Singh can prove to be the danger man for India. The veteran has featured in 216 games has bagged 115 goals for his side.
Mazilli Augustin, Kenan NS, and Tolini Jose Leandro have all got their names in the scoresheet for Argentina, and could pack a punch here.
Simranjeet Singh can also be a threat to the Argentina defence. Simrajeet has netted 14 goals from 47 caps, which includes a goal in his most recent game versus Spain as well.
Gk: S Parattu
DEF: Harmanpreet Singh, P Ibarra, R Pal Singh, D Paz
MID: Hardik Singh, A Bugallo, I Ortiz
FOR: Mandeep Singh, Simranjeet Singh, A Mazzilli
Both sides have some quality players in their respective squads, and it could turn out to be a closely contest affair. However, the IND vs ARG Today Match Prediction odds are in favor of India to get the win here.