Australia’s pragmatism vs. China puts World Cup qualification in doubt

Australia's quest to secure a fifth straight appearance at a men's World Cup has begun to show dangerous signs of burnout, as coach Graham Arnold's side put forth their third uninspiring result in a row with a 1-1 draw with China in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Full story published in ESPN: https://www.espn.com.au/football/fifa-world-cup-qualifying-afc/story/4521447/australias-pragmatism-vs-china-puts-world-cup-qualification-in-doubt

Australia’s loss to Japan in World Cup qualifying a missed opportunity for Socceroos

On the battle that played out on the park during #JPNvAUS, what the result means in the context of the race for automatic qualification, and asking the question of where and how November’s crucial game against Saudi Arabia will be played. Full story in ESPN: https://www.espn.com/soccer/blog-the-match/story/4496005/australias-loss-to-japan-in-world-cup-qualifying-a-missed-opportunity-for-socceroos

Australia extending winning streak has Socceroos’ qualifying campaign far surpassing expectations

Australia has extended its unbeaten run in 2022 World Cup Qualification to 11 -- a new world record for wins in a single campaign -- after downing Oman 3-1 in Qatar. Full story published in ESPN: https://www.espn.com.au/football/australia-aus/story/4493218/australia-extending-winning-streak-has-socceroos-qualifying-campaign-far-surpassing-expectations

Can Vietnam pull off upset in World Cup qualifiers? Or will Australia win two in a row?

The third round of the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup continues on Tuesday. And there will be plenty of interest cast on Hanoi as the My Dinh National Stadium hosts a competitive international since before the COVID-19 pandemic back in November 2019. Having already made history by getting this far in World … Continue reading Can Vietnam pull off upset in World Cup qualifiers? Or will Australia win two in a row?