Match 24: 9th December 2018 at 7:00 PM IST
In the mid-table Pool B clash, Netherlands lock horns against Pakistan on Sunday. The two sides are most likely to advance to the playoff with Malaysia getting eliminated from the pool. Germany is sitting at the head of the Pool D table with two wins on the bounce.
Netherlands made an excellent start to their WC campaign wreaking a havoc on Malaysia, winning the affair 7-0. However, they suffered a defeat in the second with Germany getting better of them.
Pakistan, on the other hand, have had a quiet tournament so far. They will be looking for their first win of the competition ahead of the playoffs.
Head-to-Head (*since 2013)
Played – 3; Netherlands – 2, Pakistan – 1
In World Cup
Played – 11; Netherlands – 3, Pakistan – 6, Drawn – 2
Netherlands Hockey squad: Seve van Ass, Thierry Brinkman, Thijs van Dam, Jonas de Geus, Jeroen Hertzberger, Robbert Kemperman, Sander Baart, Mirco Pruyser, Glenn Schuurman, Sam van der Ven, Valentin Verga, Bob de Voogd, Mink van der Weerden, Sander de Wijn, Floris Wortelboer, Billy Bakker, Lars Balk and Pirmin Blaak.
Pakistan Hockey squad: Imran Butt, Mazhar Abbas, M.Irfan Sr, Aleem Bilal, Mubashar Ali, M.Tauseeq Arshad, Tasawwar Abbas, Rashid Mahmood, Ajaz Ahmed, Ammad Shakeel Butt, M.Irfan Jr, Arslan Qadir, Ali Shan, Faisal Qadir, Abubakr Mahmood, Umar Bhutta, M.Atiq Arshad and Mohammad Zubair.
Here’s how the two sides may line for Netherlands vs Pakistan hockey match.
Netherlands Playing 11 and substitutes: HERTZBERGER Jeroen, BALK Lars, de GEUS Jonas, CROON Jorrit, BAKKER Billy, VERGA Valentin, van ASS Seve, de WIJN Sander, BAART Sander, KEMPERMAN Robbert, PRUIJSER Mirco, de VOOGD Bob, BLAAK Pirmin, van der WEERDEN Mink
Pakistan Playing 11 and substitutes: BUTT Imran, ALI Mubashar, ARSHAD Toseeq, MEHMOOD Rashid, IRFAN JR. Muhammad, IRFAN Muhammad, SHAN Ali, QADIR Arslan, BILAL Aleem, BHUTTA Umar, ATIQ Muhammad, AHMAD Ajaz
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Pakistan fantasy picks: BUTT Imran, ALI Mubashar, IRFAN JR. Muhammad, IRFAN Muhammad, BILAL Aleem, BUTT Ammad, ATIQ Muhammad
Netherlands fantasy picks: HERTZBERGER Jeroen, VERGA Valentin, de WIJN Sander, KEMPERMAN Robbert, PRUIJSER Mirco, BLAAK Pirmin, van der WEERDEN Mink
QUICK TIP: Netherlands are likely to dominate. We’ve made fantasy teams keeping that in mind
Indian viewers can watch the telecast of Hockey World Cup 2018 on Star Sports and Doordarshan. Netherlands vs Pakistan Hockey match can be Live Streamed Online on Hotstar.
This PAK vs NED Dream11 prediction is based on news sourced from various sources. Kindly revisit before the deadline for the final update.