Socceroos to kick off Asian Cup 2019 campaign against Jordan on 6th January at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium. Australia are title defenders and favorites of the tournament, will be looking to start the competition with a win over Arab country.
Match Start Time
- UAE: 3:00 PM
- Australia: 10:00 PM AEDT
- India: 4:30 PM IST
- United States: 6:00 AM ET
Mitchell Langerak, Mathew Ryan, Daniel Vukovic, Aziz Behich, Milos Degenek, Alex Gersbach, Rhyan Grant, Matthew Jurman, Josh Risdon, Trent Sainsbury, Mark Milligan, Mustafa Amini, Chris Ikonomidis, Jackson Irvine, Massimo Luongo, Aaron Mooy, Tom Rogic, Martin Boyle, Robbie Kruse, Mathew Leckie, Awer Mabil, Jamie Maclaren, Andrew Nabbout.
Amer Shafi, Moataz Yaseen, Ahmed Abdel-Sattar, Tareq Khattab, Yazan Abu Arab, Mohammed Al-Basha, Anas Bani Yaseen, Bara’ Marei, Feras Shelbaieh, Salem Al-Ajalin, Baha’ Abdel-Rahman, Saeed Murjan, Saleh Rateb, Yousef Al-Rawashdeh, Ahmad Ersan, Yazan Thalji, Yaseen Al-Bakhit, Musa Al-Taamari, Obaida Al-Samarneh, Khalil Bani Attiah, Ahmed Samir, Baha’ Faisal, Odai Khadr.
Ryan, Behich, Milligan, Sainsbury, Risdon, Luongo, Irvine, Kruse, Rogic, Ikonomidis, Nabbout.
Amer Shafi, Tareq Khattab, Yazan Abu Arab, Anas Bani Yaseen, Baha’ Abdel-Rahman, Saeed Murjan, Musa Al-Taamari, Yaseen Al-Bakhit, Ahmed Samir, Baha’ Faisal, Odai Khadr.
Live Streaming, TV Channels
Ausralia: Fox Sports, ABC (Online: Foxtel GO/Play/Kayo/My Football Live)
India: Star Sports (Online: Hotstar)
Two key Australian players Aaron Mooy and Martin Boyle have been ruled out from the competition due to injuries and team has to perform with their replacements Jimmy Jeggo and Apostolos Giannou. However Socceroos have enough back for the game and it is expected that these two won’t make it cut to the playing-XI for first game. Mat Leckie will also be missing the starting games.
Tom Rogic is set to be the crucial one for title defending champions. Andrew Nabbout, Chris Ikonomidis and Awer Mabil who played versus Oman, are set to appear as well for Jordan match. Nabbout played crucial roe in the victory against Oman, hence he will be key strikers once again for Socceroos.
For Jordan, Anas Ban Yaseen and Yaseen Al-Bakhit are key players in the match against strong Socceroos team. Musa Al-Taamari is already the high profile footballer in the side and it will be interesting to see how he plays in the opening match.
Socceroos look favorites against Jordan in the second match of 2019 Asian Cup on Sunday. As per Sportsmirchi prediction, Australia have got 65 percent win chances over Jordan with 2-1 scoreline.