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Socceroos fixtures

How good could Australia be with more grassroots support? (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

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

All current Socceroos fixtures have been postponed indefinitely due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Australia were, prior to postponement, in the second round of qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Following the second round of qualifiers, the Socceroos had also been invited to participate in the 2020 Copa America, but that has also been postponed.

FIFA 2022 World Cup second round qualification matches

Date Time Home Away Venue/Result
Tue Sep 10 1:30am Kuwait Australia Australia 3-0
Thu Oct 10 7:30pm Australia Nepal Australia 5-0
Tue Oct 15 10:10pm Chinese Taipei Australia Australia 7-1
Fri Nov 15 3am Jordan Australia Australia 1-0
POSTPONED TBC Australia Kuwait HBF Park, Perth
POSTPONED TBC Nepal Australia TBC
POSTPONED TBC Australia Chinese Taipei TBC
POSTPONED TBC Australia Jordan TBC

2020 Copa America matches

Date Time Home Away Venue
POSTPONED TBC Australia Uruguay Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes, Cordoba
POSTPONED TBC Paraguay Australia Estadio Ciudad de La Plata, La Plata
POSTPONED TBC Australia Bolivia Estadio Ciudad de La Plata, La Plata
POSTPONED TBC Argentina Australia Estadio Alberto J. Armando, Buenos Airea
POSTPONED TBC Australia Chile Estadio Mario Alberto Kempes, Cordoba

Socceroos results

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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.

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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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