|August 22nd, 2008|
|W36||Placement 5-6||11:00am||AUS - GBR||2 - 0 (1 - 0)||Final|
Classification 5th-6th: Australia v Great Britain
> Australia have won two previous encounters with Great Britain at the Olympics: at Atlanta 1996 (1-0) and at Sydney 2000 (2-1).
> In 2000 Nikki Hudson scored the opening goal for Australia against Great Britain.
> If Australia finish in sixth place, this will be their worst result ever at the Olympics.
> At Athens 2004 and Barcelona 1992, the Hockeyroos finished fifth, recording their worst result so far at the Olympics.
> GB finished eight in their last Olympic appearance at Sydney 2000, their worst ranking so far.
> Casey Eastham is the leading goal scorer for the Hockeyroos at Beijing 2008 with four goals.
> Crista Cullen is top goal scorer in the GB squad with three goals.
> Australia have converted 6 of 18 penalty corners awarded (i.e.33%).
> Great Britain have scored five from 24 penalty corner attempts (i.e. 20%).