Pakistan will face hosts Netherlands in their third match of Champions Trophy taking place in Breda, Netherlands.

Pakistan lost their opening game of the tournament to rivals India by 4-0.

Pakistan also lost its third match to top-ranked team Australia by 2-1.

Whereas, fourth-ranked Netherlands who lost their opening game by 2-1 to Argentina, but defeated Belgium by 6-1 in its second match. 

The last time Pakistan won the Champions Trophy title was in 1994 in Lahore, when they beat Germany (7–6) on penalty strokes.

Moreover, the team Pakistan have finished as runner-up seven times in the tournament in 1983, 1984, 1988, 1991, 1996, 1998, and 2014.

This year's tournament is the last edition of the Champions Trophy. It will be replaced by the Hockey Pro League (HPL) in 2019.

The match between Pakistan and Netherlands will start at 11pm Pakistan Standard Time.

Pakistani squad includes: 

M Rizwan Sr (captain), Imran Butt, Amjad Ali, M Irfan Sr, Mubashir Ali, Aleem Bilal, Ammad Shakeel Butt, Touseeq Arshad, Rashid Mahmood, Tasawar Abbas, Abu Bakar, M Irfan Jr, Arslan Qadir, Umar Bhutta, Shafqat Rasool, Ali Shan, Azfar Yaqoob and Aijaz Ahmed.