Australia and Denmark will lock horns in Group D to qualify for the knockouts today at 3:00 pm GMT, at Janoub Stadium. Here’s the confirmed Australia vs Denmark Starting XI.
The Socceroos lost 4-1 against France in their opening game. However, they came back strongly to beat Tunisia 1-0. A win against Denmark will confirm a spot in the last 16. A draw should still do for Australia, given France beat Tunisia.
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On the other hand, Denmark drew 0-0 against Tunisia and lost 2-1 against France. They need to beat Australia to get through, a draw won’t do.
🆚 Australia vs Denmark | Group D
🗓 Date: Wednesday, 30 November 2022
🕗 Start Time: 4:00 pm Denmark Time | 2:00 am ACT (Thursday)
🏟 Venue: Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah
📺 Live: SBS, FS1, Telemundo, fuboTV, Peacock, BBC Two, BBC iPlayer
Australia’s Starting XI vs Denmark
|Defender||Degenek, Souttar, Rowles, Behich|
|Midfielder||Irvine, Mooy, McGree|
|Forward||Leckie, Duke, Goodwin|
There are no major injury concerns for Graham Arnold. Mitchell Duke will lead the frontline alongside Matthew Leckie and Craig Goodwin.
Denmark’s Starting XI vs Australia
|Defender||Andersen, Christensen, Maehle|
|Midfielder||Kristensen, Hojbjerg, Eriksen, Jensen|
|Forward||Olsen, Braithwaite, Lindstrom|
Thomas Delaney picked up a knee injury that ruled him out of the tournament. Other than that, Kasper Hjulmand has a fresh squad.
Skov Olsen and former Barcelona forward Martin Braithwaite come in replacing Damsgaard and Cornelius in the frontline.