Goalkeeper Mat Ryan has been ruled out of the Socceroos squad to face Bangladesh and Tajikistan after suffering a knock in this morning’s game for Valencia against Deportiva La Coruna in Spain.
Ryan picked up the minor knee injury during the 1-1 draw and will not make the last minute dash to Perth for the match against Bangladesh. His place will be taken by Adelaide United goalkeeper Eugene Galekovic.
“It’s a blow for Matt to miss these games but he picked up a knock in Spain overnight and with the travel distance and the lateness of his club game we have decided to bring in Eugene Galekovic,” Postecoglou said.
“Eugene is more than capable replacement and he will join us in Perth and we will move ahead without Mat.”
Socceroo Match Details
Australia v Bangladesh Tajikistan v Australia
3 September 2015 8 September 2015
nib Stadium, Perth Republican Central Stadium, Dushanbe
7pm (AWT) kick off (9pm AEST)6pm kick off (10pm AEST)
TICKET INFORMATION (Australia v Bangladesh)
Tickets can be purchased for the match at www.socceroos.com.au/tickets
Ticket Prices – General Public
Category A - $120 all tickets
Category B - $80 Adult, $60 Concession, $40 Child, $199 Family
Category C - $55 Adult, $40 Concession, $30 Child, $140 Family
The Shed - $55 Adult, $40 Concession
Active Area- $65 Adult, $50 Concession
Ticket Prices are inclusive of GST & Booking Fee. Transaction and credit card charges apply.
Concession (Pensioner, Student)
Pensioner Concession Card holders and Seniors Card holders (valid ID required)
Student - Full time tertiary and secondary school students (valid ID required)
Child - 4–16 years inclusive (children 3 years and under are free unless they are occupying a seat)
Family Definition - 2 Adults and 2 Children or 1 Adult and 3 Children
National Companion Card Accepted