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| On Updated : Feb 14, 2020 2:01 PM IST

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

NZ vs SPA Dream11 | FIH Pro League Men's Preview

New Zealand vs Spain: Languishing right at the bottom of the points table, the Blacksticks will next take on Spain in their own backyard i.e. the Nga Puna Wai Hockey Stadium in Christchurch.

Having played 4 matches so far, New Zealand are really struggling as they have only managed 1 shoot-out bonus and have faced three defeats. They need to pull up their socks as soon as possible.

Spain on the other hand, have managed only a single win out of six which came against Argentina in a nail-biter by 4-3. With a win, a draw (loss in the shoot out) and 4 losses, they stand at the seventh position.

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

Match Details

Date – 15th February at 12:00 PM
Venue – Nga Puna Wai Hockey Stadium in Christchurch

Head to Head (Since 2013)

Total Played- 09
New Zealand won- 02
Spain won- 06
No result- 01

NZ vs SPA Team News

New Zealand News

  • R Joyce will be the goal-keeper to start for the Blacksticks.
  • S Jenness, Simon Child and G Muir will be the forwards to start.
  • Jared Panchia is another forward option that could start from the bench.
  • S Edwards and N Woods will be the mid-fielders to start.

Spain News

  • The Spanish team looked promising at the start but suddenly they have lost their way.
  • Pau Quemada still remains their top scorer and will definitely start among the forwards.
  • A Iglesias will be the other forward to start alongside Quemada.
  • David Alegre will be the premier mid-fielder, whereas, J Romeu and skipper Miguel Delas will be the sure starters among the defenders.

NZ vs SPA Hockey squads

Spain Hockey squad: Miguel Delas (c), Joan Tarres, Xavi Lleonart, Ricardo Sanchez, Marc Recasens, Quico Cortes, Llorenc Piera, Marc Miralles, Mario Garin, Josep Cunill, Josep Romeu, Marc Bolto, Alejandro de Frutos, Marc Salles, Alvaro Iglesias, Roc Oliva, David Alegre, Pau Quemada.

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

NZ vs SPA Dream11 Team

Spain fantasy picks:
Josep Romeu: 24 goals from 124 matches.
Alvaro Iglesias: 33 goals from 129 matches.
Pau Quemada: 91 goals from 132 matches.
David Alegre: 19 goals from 55 matches.

New Zealand fantasy picks:
Stephen Jenness: 72 goals from 173 matches.
Simon Child: 46 goals from 104 matches.
George Muir: 18 goals from 132 matches.
Kane Russell: 66 goals from 147 matches.


GK: R Joyce
DEF: Blair Tarrant, Miguel Delas, J Romeu, R Sanchez
MID: N Woods, M Miralles, David Alegre
FWD: S Jenness, G Muir, P Quemada

Captain/vice-captain choice: P Quemada, G Muir, S Jenness, M Delas, J Romeu

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Note: This NZ vs SPA 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 SPA team news.

Akshay Singh @Akshay_Cric

An ardent sports enthusiast who likes to write in such a manner so that the readers could relate themselves and feel the passion of the game.