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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.

Socceroos fixtures had been postponed indefinitely due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with the second round of qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup yet to get back underway.

Following the second round of qualifiers, the Socceroos had also been invited to participate in the 2020 Copa America, but that was postponed to 2021 – forcing the Socceroos to withdraw as it clashed with the revised World Cup qualification dates.

FIFA 2022 World Cup second round qualification matches

Date Opponent Venue Time/Result
Tue Sep 10 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
Thu Jun 3 Kuwait TBC TBC
Mon Jun 7 Nepal TBC TBC
Fri Jun 11 Taiwan TBC TBC
Tue Jun 15 Jordan TBC TBC

Socceroos results

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

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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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