Matildas vs China – live stream, TV guide, how to watch, start times, dates

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    A clash between football heavyweights looms as the Matildas look to continue their run of good form when they host world No.13 China in two matches this week.

    The Australian women, who are currently ranked No.6 in the world, took down Brazil 2-1 and 3-2 in a pair of games in September, and are now preparing for the Asian Cup in April of 2018.

    Both Australia and China are among the favourites to win the cup, making this series of friendlies an opportunity for one of the sides to assert dominance as the start date draws closer.

    China has been a difficult opponent for Australia to deal with over the years. Since 1988, the Matildas have recorded nine wins, ten draws and 19 losses against them.

    Their last meeting was in June at the Algarve Cup in Portugal, where Australia recorded a 2-1 victory.

    Matildas stars Sam Kerr, Steph Catley and Lydia Williams will look to leave their mark on these next matches and secure victory for Australia.

    The first game of the series will be played on Wednesday, November 22 at AAMI Park in Melbourne, starting at 7:30pm (AEDT).

    The second is scheduled for Sunday, November 26 at Simonds Stadium in Geelong with a 4:30pm start time (AEDT).


    Fox Sports will broadcast both matches live, and a Foxtel subscription will allow you to watch the games.

    The first match will be shown on Fox Sport 501 and Fox Sports 501 HD (on 255) from 7pm – 9:30pm on November 22. Coverage of the second game will be broadcasted on the same channels on November 26 from 4pm – 6:30pm.

    The matches will also be broadcast live on free-to-air TV, on SBS Viceland.

    Live stream

    If you already have a Foxtel TV service then you can live stream the Matildas matches through the Foxtel App. If not, you’ll need to sign up for Foxtel’s paid streaming service, Foxtel Now.

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    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

    How to watch the match on TV
    Foxtel offers the best choice of live sport from Australia and around the world.

    Sport on Foxtel’s iQ3 is the championship viewing experience including HD quality, the ability to record your favourite team and shows, as well as stream live sport anytime, anywhere on your favourite devices with the Foxtel app^ included in your subscription.

    How to live stream the match online
    Stream the best choice of live sport from Australia and around the world instantly with Foxtel Now. Foxtel Now is the more flexible and accessible way to stream live sport to your devices. Plus, you can start watching today with a two-week free trial^.

    If you already have a Foxtel subscription that includes the Sport pack, you can stream live sport anytime, anywhere to your devices through the free Foxtel app~.

    ^Requires internet and compatible device. Data charges may apply. Australia only.

    ~Just connect your compatible device to the internet. Data charges may apply. Shows only available if they’re in your pack, some shows/channels not available. Sorry, Australia only.

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    The Crowd Says (3)

    • November 22nd 2017 @ 1:49pm
      Betty B said | November 22nd 2017 @ 1:49pm | ! Report

      Good luck to the Matildas.

    • November 22nd 2017 @ 5:57pm
      Kangajets said | November 22nd 2017 @ 5:57pm | ! Report

      Good team those Matilda’s .

    • November 23rd 2017 @ 10:09am
      Caltex Ten & SBS support Australian Football said | November 23rd 2017 @ 10:09am | ! Report

      What a player Sam Kerr is—if only she was born as a man 🙂 and what the Socceroos could be with her leading the attack along side Tim Cahill.

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