Pakistan vs Malaysia Match Preview, Team News, Lineups
Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018 | Pakistan vs Malaysia
Pakistan and Malaysia who suffered defeat in their opening encounters against Germany and The Netherlands respectively. Both teams have not had a likely start to their campaign but will look to resurge in tomorrows game.
Pakistan had a tight game against the 7th ranked Germany as they were tamed 0-1 on December 01. It was a game which saw an A game from both sides defenders which can be reflected from the scoreline.
Pakistan players showed some rusty play as Muhammad Irfan and Muhammad Irfan Jr were given green cards in the 57th and 53rd minutes respectively.
They would be wary of the strength Malaysia possess and look to overcome this hurdle with their all-round skills to give themselves a chance for the next round.
Malaysia were thwarted in their opening game against The Netherlands 0-7. They looked hapless in their approach and were not able to make a comeback in the game at any stage.
Their defence looked obsolete so was their striking ability. They will have to improve their game to go places in this tournament.
Let us delve into the PAK vs MAL Dream11 predicted seven, team news, and squads;
When: December 05, 07:00 PM, IST
Where: Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar
Pakistan: Stay Tuned
Malaysia: Stay Tuned
Pakistan: Imran Butt, M.Irfan Jr, Abubakr Mahmood, Umar Bhutta, M.Rizwan Sr, Ali Shan, Faisal Qadir, Ajaz Ahmed, Rashid Mahmood, M.Atiq Arshad, Mohammad Zubair, Mazhar Abbas, Tasawwar Abbas, Ammad Shakeel Butt, M.Irfan Sr, Aleem Bilal, Mubashar Ali, M.Tauseeq Arshad.
Malaysia: Mohd Fitri Saari, Faiz Helmi Jali, Joel Samuel van Huizen, Kumar Subramiam, Norsyafiq Sumantri, Muhamad Ramadan Rosli, Muhammad Razie Abd Rahim, Faizal Saari, Syed Muhd Syafiq Syed Cholan, Muhammad Azri Hassan, Mohammad Hairi Abd Rahman, Meor Muhamad Azuan Hasan, Muhammad Marhan Jalil, Muhammad Hafizuddin Othman, Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin, Nik Muhammad Aiman Nik Rozemi, Sukri Mutalib, Muhammad Firhan Ashari, Muhammad Amirol Aideed Mohd. Arshad, Nabil Fiqri Mohd Noor.
PAK vs MAL Playing 11 (Probable)
Malaysia: Marhan Jalil, Tengku Tajuddin, Azuan Hasan, Azri Hassan Faiz Jali, Razie Rahim, Firhan Ashari, Sukri Mutalib, Kumar Subramiam(GK), Ftri Saari, Syed Cholan.
Pakistan: Imran Butt(c), Rashid Mehmood, Muhammad Irfan, Muhammad Atiq, Ammad Butt, Umar Bhutta, Aleem Bilal, Muhammad Rizwan, Irfan Jr, Imran Butt, Toseeq Arshad.
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Pakistan’s defence was good in the last game as they conceded only a single goal to Germany. The likes of Muhammad Imran and R Mehmood are the prime picks along with A Bilal and M Atiq.
Malaysia conceded 7 goals in their opening game against Germany which reflects their lacklustre show in the defence. Players like Fitri Saari, F Jali are the players on whom you can bet.