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Socceroos fixtures

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Upcoming Socceroos fixtures are announced all year round as the international men’s team participates in competitions around the world.

The Socceroos began 2024 by defeating India and Syria in the group stage of the Asian Cup while drawing to Uzbekistan. They then reached the quarter-finals with a 4-0 win over Indonesia in the round of 16, but then lost 2-1 to South Korea to bow out of the tournament.

Their first match of the AFC Asian Qualifiers tournament for the 2026 FIFA World Cup was a 7-0 win over Bangladesh at AAMI Park in November, while the second was a 1-0 win over Palestine in Kuwait.

They beat the Lebanon 2-0 and 5-0 in a two-leg fixture in Australia, while a return game against Palestine is scheduled for June and will take place in Perth.

All times AEST/AEDT (Sydney/Melbourne time)

AFC Asian Qualifiers
Date Opponent Venue Time/Result
Thu Nov 16 Bangladesh AAMI Park Australia 7-0
Wed Nov 22 Palestine Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium, Kuwait Australia 1-0
Thu Mar 21 Lebanon CommBank Stadium Australia 2-0
Tue Mar 26 Lebanon GIO Stadium Australia 5-0
Tue Jun 11 Palestine HBF Park 10:05pm

Socceroos results

2023 AFC Asian Cup


The Socceroos began 2024 by defeating India and Syria in the group stage of the Asian Cup while drawing to Uzbekistan.

They then reached the quarter-finals with a 4-0 win over Indonesia in the round of 16, but lost 2-1 to South Korea to bow out of the tournament.

Asian Cup
Date Opponent Venue Time/Result
Sat Jan 13 India Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium Australia 1-0
Thu Jan 18 Syria Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium Australia 1-0
Tue Jan 23 Uzbekistan Abdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium 1-1
Sun Jan 28 R16: Indonesia Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium Australia 4-0
Sat Feb 3 QF: South Korea Al Janoub Stadium South Korea 2-1

2022 FIFA World Cup & Qualifying

The Socceroos qualified for the World Cup in Qatar after a tense penalty shootout win against Peru in the intercontinental play-off.

After a strong start to the campaign with three wins in a row, they then stumbled in the next three with a loss and two draws.

A loss to Japan in Sydney prevented any chance of the Socceroos automatically qualifying and they had to get through UAE and Peru in single match playoffs in Doha.


The Socceroos were in Group D at the World Cup. They qualified for the round of 16 for just the second time ever after defeating Tunisia and Denmark, despite losing 4-1 to France in their tournament opener. However, they would gallantly lose 2-1 to Argentina in the knockout stages to end their campaign.

FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Date Opponent Venue Time/Result
Wed Nov 23 France Al Janoub France 4-1
Sat Nov 26 Tunisia Al Janoub Australia 1-0
Thur Dec 1 Denmark Al Janoub Australia 1-0
Sun Dec 4 Argentina Al Rayyan Argentina 2-1

FIFA 2022 World Cup qualification results

Date Opponent Venue Result
Tue Sep 10 (2020) Kuwait Al Kuwait Sports Club Australia 3-0
Thu Oct 10 Nepal Canberra Stadium Australia 5-0
Tue Oct 15 Taiwan National Stadium Australia 7-1
Fri Nov 15 Jordan King Abdullah II Stadium Australia 1-0
Fri Jun 4 (2021) Kuwait Jaber Al-Hamad Stadium Australia 3-0
Tue Jun 8 Taiwan Jaber Al-Hamad Stadium Australia 5-1
Sat Jun 12 Nepal Al Kuwait SC Stadium Australia 3-0
Wed Jun 16 Jordan Al Kuwait SC Stadium Australia 1-0
Fri Sep 3 China Doha Australia 3-0
Tue Sep 7 Vietnam Hanoi Australia 1-0
Fri Oct 8 Oman Doha Australia 3-1
Tue Oct 12 Japan Saitama Japan 2-1
Thu Nov 11 Saudi Arabia CommBank Stadium 0-0
Wed Nov 17 China Sharjah Stadium, United Arab Emirates 1-1
Thu Jan 27 (2022) Vietnam AAMI Park, Melbourne Australia 4-0
Wed Feb 2 Oman Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex 2-2
Thu Mar 24 Japan Stadium Australia, Sydney Japan 2-0
Tue Mar 29 Saudi Arabia Jeddah Saudi Arabia 1-0
Wed June 8 UAE (Playoff) Doha Australia 2-1
Tue June 14 Peru (Playoff) Doha (0-0) Australia 5-4 penalties

2019 Socceroos Asian Cup results

It was a disappointing Asian Cup title defence for the Socceroos. The group stages Asian Cup pit Australia against Jordan, Palestine and Syria and, while they were able to progress after finishing second, they were knocked out in the quarter-finals after a shock loss to UAE – the host nation.


Group Stage

Date Result Venue
Sun 6 Jan Australia 0, Jordan 1 Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium
Fri 11 Jan Australia 3, Palestine 0 Al-Rashid Stadium
Wed 16 Jan Australia 3, Syria 2 Sheikh Khalifa International Stadium

Knockout Stage

Match Date Result Venue
Round of 16 Tue 22 Jan Australia 0, Uzbekistan 0 (4-2 pen.) Khalifa bin Zayed Stadium
Quarter-final Sat 26 Jan Australia 0, UAE 1 Hazza bin Zayed Stadium

2018 FIFA World Cup results

Australia made their run to the World Cup difficult, after spluttering through the Asian qualification stage. They managed to qualify after a strong play-off win over Honduras, but were drawn in a very tough group with European powerhouses France and Denmark, as well as Peru – who defeated New Zealand to earn their place.

The Socceroos were competitive in the group stage, but were unable to break through for a win and were subsequently eliminated after finishing last.

Game 1 Game 2 Game 3
Australia 1, France 2 Australia 1, Denmark 1 Australia 0, Peru 2
Date: June 16 Date: June 21 Date: June 27
Venue: Kazan Arena Venue: Samara Arena Venue: Fisht Stadium

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