Australia out to improve record in Pool E



•    This will be the first match between Australia and United States at the World Championships.
•    USA have won all three encounters at major competitions, most recently a 3-1 victory in their gold medal winning campaign in the  2014 World League.


•    Australia have won two matches so far at the 2014 World Championships. They had a total of two wins at the World Championships in all of their previous 23 matches.
•    They can lose three matches in a row for the second time these World Championships after consecutive defeats against Poland, Serbia and Argentina.

United States

•    USA can win four consecutive matches at the World Championships for the first time since eight in 1998-2002.
•    They have won their last three matches by a 3-1 scoreline. The last time they won four matches in a row by the same scoreline was in 1982, when they won four matches in a row in straight sets.
•    Taylor Sander (129) and Matthew Anderson (123) only trail France's Antonin Rouzier as top scorers at the 2014 championships. Australia's Thomas Edgar has scored 122 points.


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