After a sloppy start to their campaign against Thailand in September 2011, the Socceroos produced a clinical performance to dismantle Saudi Arabia 3-1 away from home on match day 2 to sit top of their WCQ group.
The result in the Middle East was a remarkable achievement for the Socceroos after being forced to travel to Dammam just four days after their win over Thailand and faced sweltering conditions nudging 40 degrees.
Back on home soil in Sydney just four weeks later, the Socceroos came up against a tricky opponent in Oman.
Undefeated on home soil in more than two years, could the Socceroos maintain their 100% record to start their qualifying campaign?
What happened that night? Get the inside story from one of the Socceroos who played a crucial role that night, Mile Jedinak.
Check out the video and let Australia’s new skipper 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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'I hope they go through': France praise for Socceroos
Defeat to France was seen as inevitable by many but in the end, it was a tough slog and Australia nearly took something away from their opening fixture in Group C. After a number of Les Bleus admitted they didn’t know many of Australia’s players, the unknown Socceroos give Fra
Day 29 Wrap: France game dissected as players recover
Game one is done. Now, the Socceroos look towards the challenge of Denmark at the FIFA World Cup™, but not before the players and staff had a chance to sit down and review the narrow loss to France in Kazan. Here’s a wrap of Day 29 in Socceroos camp, brought to you by Calte
Talay departs role as Young Socceroos head coach
Football Federation Australia (FFA) today announced the departure of Young Socceroos coach Ufuk Talay who is looking to pursue another coaching opportunity. Talay was assistant coach at the AIS Centre of Excellence and for the Joeys before taking over from Paul Okon as head co
What's next for the Socceroos?
After a courageous 2-1 defeat to France in the opening Group C fixture of the FIFA World Cup™, the Socceroos need a win in their next match against Denmark in order to have a realistic shot at the Round of 16. Thursday night’s (AEST) clash - live on SBS and Optus Sport at 10p