Spain 3 defeated Australia
Goals: ESP – David Alegre FG 2m FG 41m, Pol Amat FG 8m; AUS Jamie Dwyer FG 28m FG
However, the result had no effect on the series with the Kookaburras taking it out 2-1.
In front of another strong
David Allegre opened the scoring for
With a two-nil scoreline the Spanish team then dictated play, controlling the ball through the midfield as the Kookaburras tried to create opportunities but struggled against a strong Spanish defence.
Jamie Dwyer was able to break through in the 28th minute when a Nathan Eglington intercept caught the Spanish defenders off guard, his pass finding Dwyer in the circle who was able to scrap a goal among a flurry of sticks and goalkeeping pads just before half time.
After the break
Down 3-1 the Kookaburras were unable to break through the Spanish' defence and create enough opportunities in front of goal. At times in the second half they came close, however,
Australian coach Barry Dancer
"Today was a disappointing outcome after a reasonably productive series," he said.
"We had a poor start but improved in the first half but
"The series has been very productive. We've been able to expose a good number of players over the five games and they've been reasonably consistent over the series."
"We have a reasonable idea on the team for the Commonwealth Games. We'll revisit that tomorrow morning and announce the team on Wednesday."
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