Australia FIFA World Cup Schedule

It’s been four years since the last World Cup in Russia. And we are all set to welcome the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar on 20th November. Here in this episode, let’s mark the calendar with the Australia World Cup Schedule 2022.

Australia finished at the bottom of the table four years ago in Russia. The Socceroos began their campaign with a 2-1 defeat against France. They kept their hopes alive with a 1-1 draw against Denmark before losing to Peru in the last game. The Socceroos must face familiar foes in France and Denmark in this term.

Australia’s FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule

Australia will play in Group D in the FIFA World Cup 2022. In the Group Stage, they will play the 2018 rematch against France and Denmark.

Group D

🇫🇷 France

🇩🇰 Denmark

🇦🇺 Australia

🇹🇳 Tunisia

Fixtures, Kick-off Times, and Venues

Australia will face the World Champions, France, to begin their campaign on 23rd November (in Australian Time). They will be keen to take all three points against Tunisia before facing Denmark.

*All times are in AEST

Fixture Date Time Venue
Australia vs. France Wednesday, 23 November 5:00 am Al Janoub 
Australia vs. Tunisia Saturday, 26 November 8:00 pm Al Janoub 
Australia vs. Denmark Thursday, 1 December 1:00 am Al Janoub 


Every team will play against each other once in the same group, and the top two teams will qualify for Round 16.

Who could be Australia’s Opponent in the Round of 16?

Group D will match up with Group C for the Round of 16. So, Denmark’s Round-of-16 opponent could be Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, or Poland.

  • D1 vs. C2
  • C1 vs. D2

Live Stream FIFA World Cup Online Free – Countries and Channel Overview

You can watch Australia’s matches in the World Cup 2022 on free-to-air SBS in Australia. SBS will broadcast all the matches live. The cable-cutters can watch the live stream via Optus Sport.

Fans can watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 on Fox Sports in the United States. FOX and FS1 will split the fixtures to broadcast live. Moreover, the Fox Sports app, fuboTV, and Sling TV offer live streaming services.

Fans in the UK can watch the tournament via BBC and ITV. BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub will provide the live streaming opportunity.

Here’s how you can watch the Qatar World Cup matches from anywhere.

Country Broadcaster Cost Requirement
Australia SBS-On Demand Free Free Signup is Required at the SBS site + VPN
France TF1 Free Only 28 World Cup Matches Are Available. Use VPN to Unlock
Germany ZDF & ARD Free No Signup Required + VPN
India Viacom 18 Free No Signup is Needed + Use VPN to Unlock Outside of India
Italy Free Free Signup Required at Raiplay Site + VPN
Luxembourg RTL Free No Signup Needed + VPN
Russia MatchTV Free No Signup Needed + VPN
Switzerland Play-Suisse Free Free Signup Required at Play-Suisse Site + VPN
United Kingdom BBC iPlayer & ITV HUB Free Free Signup Required + VPN
United States Fox Sports Premium 25$ a Month Subscription needed. Available via Cable, Sling TV, Fubo TV, and YouTube TV
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