It didn’t exactly go to plan for the Socceroos as they kicked off their AFC Asian qualifying campaign with a spluttering 2-1 win over a plucky Thailand in September 2011.
But the Aussies didn’t have time to dwell on their lacklustre performance as they jetted off to the Middle East to tackle Saudi Arabia just four days later.
What happened that night? Get the inside story from one of the Socceroos who played a crucial role that night, Josh Kennedy.
Faced with a huge travel schedule and temperatures in the high 30's on the night, how did the Socceroos go?
Check out the video and let Australia’s World Cup Qualification hero take you through a key clash in the Socceroos’ journey to Brazil.
The Socceroos play Croatia in a friendly next Friday night (kick off 9am AEST time Saturday morning live on Fox Sports) ahead of their tournament opener against Chile on June 13.
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