Auckland: Australia will face Spain in Sunday's final of the Champions Trophy men's field hockey tournament in its bid to become the first team to win the elite eight-team tournament four consecutive times.
World No. 1 Australia qualified for the final when it beat host New Zealand 2-1 in its last preliminary match on Saturday to remain unbeaten at the tournament. Spain beat the Netherlands 3-1 to earn the other finals berth.
New Zealand and the Netherlands will now meet Sunday in the bronze medal playoff, while Britain and Germany will contest fifth place, and Pakistan and South Korea will compete for seventh.