Ange Postecoglou’s squad have their final chance to impress at club level this weekend before meeting up for Caltex Socceroos duty in Honduras.
We cast our eye over a few stars completing final preparations for the make-or-break World Cup qualifying play-offs against Honduras.
An assured presence over the two legs against Syria, the national team newcomer is the beneficiary of a solid season in the K-League Classic.
Jurman’s Suwon Bluewings are battling Ulsan Hyundai for an AFC Champions play-off spot and head to second-placed Jeju United for the penultimate round of their season on Sunday.
On Saturday in the UK, Socceroo keeper Mat Ryan's improving Brighton (in 12th) head to Wales to face strugglers Swansea City who are just one spot out of the relegation zone in 17th spot in the English Premier League.
Rugged defender Wright, who missed the Syria series through injury, has been an ever-present figure in Bristol City’s surge to fourth in the Championship.
The Robbins skipper faces another big test at home to fellow promotion hopefuls Cardiff on Saturday.
Steve Bruce could turn to Mile Jedinak for a first start since September at the end of a busy week for Aston Villa.
The Caltex Socceroos captain has appeared off the bench in two consecutive matches and is in contention for a longer stint against Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.
Australia’s midfield schemer will be eyeing three Premier League points on Saturday as Huddersfield Town host struggling West Brom.
Mooy memorably scored the opener in a 2-1 win over Manchester United the last time the Terriers were at home.
Fresh from firing Luzern into the Quarter-Finals of the Swiss Cup, Juric will look to carry his scoring momentum into the international break when St. Gallen visit in league action on Sunday.
The 26-year-old boasts four Swiss Super League goals this term, although Luzern are currently bottom after 13 matches.
QPR face mid-table Nottingham Forest at the City Ground this weekend with just goal difference separating the two sides. The Socceroo midfielder is now captain of his London club.
Could see some action in the Aussie blockbuster between his side Melbourne City and Sydney FC tonight in Melbourne in the Hyundai A-League. He's been used off the bench in recent times with Ross McCormack on fire up front, but there is no more dangerous sub late on than the legend himself.
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