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| On Feb 27, 2020 11:32 AM IST

NZ vs ARG Dream11 Match Prediction Hockey | FIH Pro League Men’s Preview, Fantasy Team Prediction


NZ vs ARG Dream11 | FIH Pro League Men’s Preview

New Zealand vs Argentina: The Blacksticks will be back in action in the FIH Pro League on Friday and they will be hosting Argentina at the Nga Puna Wai Hockey Stadium in Christchurch.

This has been a horrific start for the Blacksticks as they have managed a solitary win, a draw and one shootout bonus which from 6 completed fixtures. With four losses against their name, they are languishing right at the bottom of the points table.

On the other hand, Argentina is standing seventh on the points table with a win, 2 draws and 1 loss from four matches. A win here will propel Argentina to the fifth spot which they would be definitely looking for.

Here, we have come up with the team news and Fantasy picks for NZ vs ARG Dream11 today match prediction.

Match Details

Date – 28th February at 10:00 AM
Venue – Nga Puna Wai Hockey Stadium in Christchurch

Head to Head (Since 2013)

Total Played- 06
New Zealand won- 02
Argentina won- 04
No result- 00

NZ vs ARG Team News

New Zealand News

  • The Blacksticks defeated Spain in their previous fixture by 3-2.
  • Russell Kane and skipper Blair Tarrant will be the sure starters among the defenders.
  • Stephen Jenness will start as the forward along with G Muir.
  • The likes of Simon Child and Jared Panchia could come in from the bench.


Argentina News

  • They were unlucky to end up on the losing side in the last game against the Netherlands where the match was decided in the shootout.
  • A Mazzilli, Lucas Vila and L Martinez will be starting among the forwards.
  • M Rey and J Lopez will be the mid-fielders to start among others.
  • L Tolini and P Ibarra the skipper will be the defenders to start.

NZ vs ARG Hockey squads

Argentina Hockey squad: P Ibarra (c), J Vivaldi, L Martinez, N Cicileo, A Mazzilli, M Casella, L Vila, T Domene, I Oritz, J Lopez, T Santiago, S Tarazona, M Rey, N Keenan, M Ferreiro, F Fernandez, A Bugallo, J Tolini

New Zealand Hockey squad: Blair Tarrant (c), Nick Ross, R Joyce, Sam Lane, Cory Bennett, Dane Lett, Nic Woods, George Muir, Stephen Jenness, Kane Russell, Jared Panchia, Marcus Child, Leon Hayward, Steve Edwards, Simon Child, Shea McAleese, Arun Panchia, Jacob Smith.

NZ vs ARG Dream11 Team

Argentina fantasy picks:
Jose Tolini: 33 goals from 49 matches.
Lucas Martinez: 20 goals from 69 matches.
Lucas Vila: 81 goals from 154 matches.
Agustin Mazzilli: 42 goals from 147 matches.

New Zealand fantasy picks:
Stephen Jenness: 72 goals from 175 matches.
Cory Bennett: 14 goals from 102 matches.
George Muir: 18 goals from 134 matches.
Kane Russell: 69 goals from 149 matches.



GK: R Joyce
DEF: Blair Tarrant, L Tolini, P Ibarra, Kane Russell
MID: J Lopez, I Oritz, N Woods
FWD: A Mazzilli, Lucas Vila, S Jenness

Captain/vice-captain choice: A Mazzilli, L Vila, L Tolini, K Russell, S Jenness

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Note: This NZ vs ARG Dream11 Hockey Prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. We suggest you pick your playing 11 from the squad listed above on the basis of NZ vs ARG team news.


Akshay Singh

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