The first match of the Hockey Pro League Men’s, held between India and Netherlands was an interesting affair. India won the first of the two-legged tie while the second one led to penalty shootouts after being drawn. However, it was also the day for India as they thrashed cored 3-1 in the penalty shootout. Now, the upcoming match will be played between Spain and Germany on January 24 at the Estadio Betero, Valencia, beginning at 3:30 PM IST.
Spain and Germany will be meeting for the first time in the current season. Both the teams have head-to-head stats tallying up to 14 matches wherein the latter emerged victorious on 11 occasions. Meanwhile, Spain won just three games.
Probable Playing XI
Quico Cortes, Marc Serrahima, Josep Romeu, Marc Recasens, Llorenç Piera, Marc Sallés, Miquel Delàs (Captain), Joan Tarrés, Xavi Lleonart, Marc Boltó, Quique González
Victor Aly, Tobias Hauke, Mathias Müller, Lukas Windfeder, Benedikt Fürk, Johannes Große, Constantin Staib, Marco Miltkau, Niklas Wellen, Timur Oruz, Mats Grambusch (Captain)