Australia and Peru’s 2022 World Cup future can be determined in a FIFA World Cup intercontinental playoff match at Al Rayyan Stadium in Doha, Qatar.
Will the favourites Peru attain their sixth World Cup event all-time, or can Australia trigger an upset and attain their fifth straight finals?
Peru certified for the playoff by ending in fifth place in South American qualifying, the place the highest 4 earned direct tickets to the World Cup in Qatar (Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Ecuador).
Australia made it as the perfect third-place workforce from Asia World Cup qualifying, the place there have been two teams that made up the ultimate spherical. The highest two groups in each teams clinched automated World Cup spots, and the 2 third-place groups — the United Arab Emirates and Australia — met in a playoff on June 7 for the precise to face Peru. Australia gained 2-1 on an Ajdin Hrustic objective six minutes from time.
The Sporting Information brings you every little thing it is advisable know concerning the Peru vs. Australia showdown.
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The way to watch Australia vs. Peru
|Australia||4 a.m. (AEST)
Tues, June 14
|Channel 10||10 Play,
|Canada||2 p.m. (ET)
Mon, June 13
|TSN 1/5||TSN GO,
|UK||7 p.m. (BST)
Mon, June 13
|USA||2 p.m. (ET)
Mon, June 13
Fox Sports activities GO/app
Australia will go into the match in opposition to Peru as underdogs after their latest stretch of poor kind by means of the again finish of World Cup qualifying.
Peru scheduled a June 5 pleasant in opposition to New Zealand to prep for a possible match in opposition to Australia and the South People struggled to win 1-0 on a objective by star striker Gianluca Lapadula.
That pleasant was performed in Spain, and the Socceroos ought to take pleasure in a slight edge relating to familiarity with Center Jap circumstances, given they’ve performed plenty of video games within the area because of COVID-19.
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Australia vs. Peru previous outcomes
Peru and Australia have met solely as soon as earlier than of their historical past, in Group C play on the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
A objective in every half by Andre Carrillo (18th min.) and Paolo Guerrero (fiftieth min.) claimed a 2-0 win for Peru within the group finale, however it wasn’t sufficient to get into the knockout rounds. France and Denmark topped the group and France went on to win that version of the World Cup.
The winner of the Australia vs. Peru playoff must cope with France and Denmark once more in Group D of the 2022 World Cup. Tunisia rounds out the four-team group.
|June 26, 2018||Australia 0-2 Peru||2018 World Cup Russia|
Australia squad and workforce information
|Nathaniel Atkinson||Aziz Behich|
|Martin Boyle||Nicholas D’Agostino|
|Jason Davidson||Milos Degenek|
|Kenny Dougall||Mitchell Duke|
|Denis Genreau||Craig Goodwin|
|Ajdin Hrustic||Jackson Irvine|
|Fran Karacic||Joel King|
|Mathew Leckie||Awer Mabil|
|Jamie Maclaren||Riley McGree|
|Aaron Mooy||Andrew Redmayne (GK)|
|Kye Rowles||Mathew Ryan (GK)|
|Trent Sainsbury||Gianni Stensness|
|Adam Taggart||Marco Tilio|
|Danny Vukovic (GK)||Bailey Wright|
There are not any main harm issues for the Socceroos, with an identical workforce to the one which defeated the UAE more likely to be chosen.
Nathaniel Atkinson struggled defensively at proper again in opposition to the UAE final week and may very well be changed by Fran Karacic, whereas Awer Mabil could be chosen over an inconsistent Craig Goodwin at left wing.
Peru squad and workforce information
|Luis Advincula||Pedro Aquino|
|Miguel Araujo||Horacio Calcaterra|
|Alexander Callens||Ángelo Campos (GK)|
|Jairo Concha||André Carrillo|
|Wilder Cartagena||Jose Carvallo (GK)|
|Aldo Corzo||Gabriel Costa|
|Christian Cueva||Edison Flores|
|Pedro Gallese (GK)||Raziel García|
|Christofer Gonzales||Gianluca Lapadula|
|Marcos Lopez||Santiago Ormeno|
|Sergio Pena||Christian Ramos|
|Renato Tapia||Miguel Trauco|
|Alex Valera||Yoshimar Yotun|
Main adjustments from Peru’s pleasant in opposition to New Zealand are unlikely.
The most recent information from coaching is that influential midfielder Yoshimar Yotun and left again Marcos Lopez had been coaching on their very own, separate from the remainder of the workforce, indicating a possible harm concern.
Luis Advíncula could also be chosen over Aldo Corzo at proper again, whereas Pedro Aquino has an opportunity to characteristic in central midfield as an alternative of Renato Tapia. Aquino suffered a blow to the pinnacle in coaching that left him out of types, however stories point out that the teaching employees is assured he’ll be able to go if known as upon in opposition to Australia.