Ultimate Guide: How to watch Socceroos v Peru | FIFA Intercontinental Play-off
After a memorable victory over the UAE, Australia are now 90 minutes away from the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™!
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the Socceroos’ intercontinental play-off against Peru.
How to watch
The Socceroos’ FIFA World Cup qualifier match will be broadcast live and free on Australia’s ‘Home of Football’, Network Ten.
The match will be broadcast live on Channel 10 and streamed via 10 Play and Paramount+.
International fans, stay tuned for more information on how you can watch the game.
2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™ Intercontinental Play-Off
Australia v Peru
When: Monday, June 13, 2022
Venue: Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Doha, Qatar
Kick-off: 9 p.m. local time; 4:00 a.m. AEST (Tuesday, June 14, 2022)
Broadcast: Live and free in Australia via Network 10 and simulcast on 10 Play
How to buy tickets
If you are in the Middle East or planning to travel to Qatar for the match, tickets can be purchased via tickets.qfa.qa.
Dress up in green and gold and show your support for the boys of Doha!
Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium was inaugurated on December 18, 2020 for the Amir Cup Final and recently hosted four matches of the 2021 FIFA Arab Cup™. The venue is home to the popular Al Rayyan Sports Club and features innovative cooling technology that provides an enjoyable experience for teams and fans during the hottest months of the year.
During the FIFA World Cup, the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium will host six group matches and one round of 16 match.
The Socceroos squad for June 2022 includes a range of players who have entered the side having recently won club honours, with Ajdin Hrustic becoming Europa League champions with Eintracht Frankfurt in Sevilla this month.
Denis Genreau helped his club FC Toulouse win the Ligue 2 title in France and was also named PFA Young Player of the Year this week. Meanwhile, Nathaniel Atkinson featured in the Scottish Cup final, Joel King was an unused substitute in the Danish Cup final and Bailey Wright played a starring role in helping his side Sunderland AFC, to gain promotion to the Premier League at Wembley.
The journey so far
Australia’s play-off against Peru will mark the 22nd and final match in a long FIFA World Cup qualifying journey dating back to September 2019.
The Socceroos made a perfect start to qualification, progressing flawlessly through their first group.
With the first four matches played at the end of 2019 and the last half of the group played in June 2021, the Socceroos have won eight in a row: seven of them coming from home.
Graham Arnold’s side scored an impressive 28 goals at an average of 3.5 per game, while conceding just two.
A 3-0 win in Kuwait kicked off the campaign, as Mathew Leckie bagged a memorable brace and Aaron Mooy brought home a stunner to secure the result.
A month later, the Socceroos returned home to Canberra where they played out a comfortable 5-0 win over Nepal. Jamie Maclaren stole the show with his first international hat-trick, while Harry Souttar instantly endeared himself to Australian fans with a brace on his debut.
Five days later, the team traveled to Chinese Taipei where they achieved their best result to date, defeating the host nation 7-1 at Kaohsiung National Stadium. Adam Taggart, Jackson Irvine and Souttar all recorded braces, as Ajdin Hrustic came off the bench to provide a trio of assists.
Exactly a month later, it was much closer when Australia traveled to face Jordan in Amman. But Arnold’s side managed to get the job done in difficult conditions, with a lone goal from Adam Taggart ensuring the Socceroos would go home with three invaluable points.
When the full-time whistle sounded that night in November 2019, no one would have suspected the Socceroos would be waiting another 18 months before returning to action.
But that was exactly the case, as Asian qualifying eventually resumed at a Kuwait City-based hub.
Despite the long intermission, Australia would come away with four more important wins to ensure they secured top spot in Group B and progressed within striking distance of a fifth straight World Cup final appearance. FIFA World.
The third round got off to a perfect start, with a 3-0 win over China in Doha securing top spot in Group B with one round completed.
Then came a 1-0 win over Vietnam in Hanoi, courtesy of Rhyan Grant’s first international goal, before a month later they beat Oman to become the first nation to win 11 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. in a row.
A difficult period followed, with a first away defeat of the campaign in Japan followed by a tight 0-0 draw with Saudi Arabia and a 1-1 draw with China in Sharjah.
Melbourne hosted the Socceroos in style as Australia beat Vietnam 4-0 in front of over 28,000 fans, but a draw with Oman and narrow defeats to Japan and Saudi Arabia saw the team through. finish third and enter the AFC play-off against the UAE.
It was a play-off that ended in victory for the Socceroos, as goals against Jackson Irvine and Ajdin Hrustic saw Australia seal a chance to face Peru for a fifth straight World Cup finish. world.
Meanwhile, in Uzbekistan, Australia’s U23s have qualified for the AFC U23 Asian Cup Round of 16!
Trevor Morgan’s side will then take to the pitch on Saturday (23:00 AEST), when they take on Turkmenistan in the quarter-finals.
Australian audiences can watch every match in the competition live on Paramount+.
For audiences around the world wishing to follow the tournament, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has provided a link that automatically redirects to the host broadcaster in your country: https://gtly.to/zzhR_62Mr
Quarter-finals: Australia U23 v Turkmenistan U23
Date: Saturday, June 11, 2022
Venue: Bunyodkor Stadium, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Kick-off: 6 p.m. (local); 11 p.m. (AEST)
Broadcast: Live in Australia on Paramount+