The Road to Qatar picks up considerable pace next Thursday when Round 3 of the AFC Asian Qualifiers commence.
The Socceroos have been drawn in Group B alongside Japan, Saudi Arabia, China PR, Vietnam and Oman, with the top two qualifying for the FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar.
In Group A, Iran IR, Korea Republic, United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon face off for the other two spots.
The two third-placed teams advance to a Round 4 two-legged playoff, with the winner then going on to the intercontinental play-offs against a team from a confederation to be designated.
Socceroos' games, which kick off next Friday morning 4am AEST against China PR, will be broadcast live and free via Channel 10.
And Network 10 have announced that ALL games, in both Group A and Group B, will be available live and free in Australia via 10play.
Watch the AFC Asian Qualifiers on 10 play
|Matchday||Group||Date||Broadcast Commences (AEST)||Event||Location||Where to watch|
|MD 1||A||3 Sep||0150||Iran IR vs. Syria||Azadi Stadium, Tehran||10 play|
|MD 1||A||2 Sep||2050||Korea Republic vs. Iraq||Seoul World Cup Stadium, Seoul||10 play|
|MD 1||A||3 Sep||0235||UAE vs. Lebanon||Zabeel Stadium, Dubai||10 play|
|MD 1||B||2 Sep||2000||Japan vs. Oman||Suita City Football Stadium, Osaka||10 play|
|MD 1||B||3 Sep||0400||Australia vs. China PR||Doha, Qatar||10 and 10 play|
|MD 1||B||3Sep||0350||Saudi Arabia vs. Vietnam||Mrsool Park, Riyadh||10 play|
|MD 2||A||8 Sep||0150||Syria vs. UAE||King Abdullah II Stadium, Jordan||10 play|
|MD 2||A||7 Sep||2050||Korea Republic vs. Lebanon||Seoul World Cup Stadium, Seoul||10 play|
|MD 2||A||8 Sep||TBC||Iraq vs. Iran IR||Dohan, Qatar||10 play|
|MD 2||B||8 Sep||0150||Oman vs. Saudi Arabia||Sultan Qaboos Stadium, Muscat||10 play|
|MD 2||B||7 Sep||2200||Vietnam vs. Australia||My Dinh National Stadium, Hanoi||Bold and 10 play|
|MD 2||B||8 Sep||TBC||China PR vs. Japan||Doha, Qatar||10 play|
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