Australia vs England Match Preview, Team News, Lineups
Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018 | Australia vs England | Third Place Playoff | Bronze Medal Match
Arch rivals Australia and England will collide for the second time in this edition of Hockey World Cup with the prestige of third place on the line.
Both teams have had a disappointing show in their respective semi-final games due to which both teams were unable to make it to the final day of the competition.
Both teams were in the same Pool at the start of the World and they went head-to-head on 4th December where Australia ended up as the eventual winners by 3-0 courtesy Blake Govers, Corey Weyer and Jake Whetton scoring at regular intervals.
When: December 16, 04:30 PM, IST
Where: Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar
England: Zach Wallace, Mark Gleghorne, Harry Gibson, Liam Ansell, David Condon, Adam Dixon, Luke Taylor, Sam Ward, Will Calnan, George Pinner Phil Roper, Michael Hoare, Jack Waller, David Ames, Liam Sanford, James Gall, Ian Sloan, Barry Middleton, Harry Martin.
Australia: Tyler Lovell(GK), Jake Harvie, Andrew Charter, Daniel Beale, Jeremy Hayward, Timothy Brand, Tim Howard, Corey Weyer, Flynn Ogilvie, Aran Zalewski, Matthew Dawson, Trent Mitton, Blake Govers, Jake Whetton, Matthew Swann, Dylan Wotherspoon, Tom Craig, Eddie Ockenden.
England: Pinner George(GK), Liam Sanford, David Ames, Barry Middleton, Harry Martin, David Condon, Mark Gleghorne, Liam Ansell, James Gall, Luke Taylor, Adam Dixon.
Australia: Andrew Charter(GK), Jeremy Hayward, Tim Howard, Matthew Swann, Trent Mitton, Corey Weyer, Eddie Ockenden, Tim Brand, A Zalewski, Blake Govers, Jake Whetton. (Doubt: F Ogilive)
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Australia: Trent Mitton, Matthew Swann, Corey Weyer, Jake Whetton, Tim Brand will be the safest bets from Australia.
England: Liam Ansell, Mark Gleghorne, Barry Middleton, James Gall are the players to rely upon for England.