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How to watch the Socceroos online or on TV: Australia vs Chinese Taipei FIFA World Cup qualifier live stream, TV guide

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15th October, 2019
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The Socceroos will enter their third qualifying match for the FIFA World Cup has red-hot favourites when they travel to Chinese Taipei on Tuesday evening. This is The Roar’s guide to live streaming the match online or watching it on TV in Australia.

Set to be played at the National Stadium in Kaohsiung, which is the capital city of Chinese Taipei will be at 10:40pm (AEDT) on Tuesday, October 15, with the contest expected to wrap up at around 12:30am (AEDT).

Graham Arnold team are the favourites to top Group B in this second round of qualification as they look to build confidence and form ahead of more challenging matches down the road.

While they weren’t at their best, Australia did just that in their last match when they thrashed Nepal 5-nil in Canberra. The result followed a commanding victory on the road Kuwait in their opening match and leaves them on top of their group with six points already to their name.

Chinese Taipei, on the other hand, have lost both of their matches so far down the bottom of the group. Given even both of those were at home, it looks unlikely at this stage they will be able to qualify for the third round of matches with begins late next year period.

This match for the Chinese Taipei side is likely to be there toughest of the entire qualifying campaign, taking on the side in their group, and a such, one would expect Australia to have no problems in claiming their third straight Victory

How to watch this qualifier on TV in Australia

There will be two ways to watch this match in Australia, with both pay TV and free to air TV covering the match.

Fox Sports, who broadcast every single match the Socceroos play, will have live coverage commencing at 10pm (AEDT) on Fox Sports 506.


To watch their coverage, you will need to have a valid Foxtel TV subscription, complete with the sports package.

SBS, through SBS Viceland, which can be found on Channel 31, will also have the rights to the match on free TV. You can watch this from 10:25pm (AEDT).

How to live stream this qualifier online in Australia

If you’d prefer to live stream the match online, then there will be a number of ways to do so.

The best option is to go through Fox Sports coverage, and the dedicates sports streaming platform, Kayo Sports, which has the rights to all of Foxtel’s sporting content for $25 per month.

You’ll also be able to use the My Football App, the Foxtel App (for those already with a Foxtel TV subscription), or Foxtel Now to live stream the Socceroos in Taiwan.

The final option is to tune in via The World Game, which is the online offering of SBS.

And, don’t forget, you’ll be able to say right across this match with The Roar’s live coverage, as we bring you a minute-by-minute live blog, scores and all the highlights from 10:25pm (AEDT) on Tuesday evening.