WATCH: Socceroos react to Australia 1-1 Uzbekistan | AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023

The Subway Socceroos confirmed top spot of Group B to continue to the knockout stages of the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 with a 1-1 draw against Uzbekistan. 

The draw ensured the Socceroos remain undefeated to start to the competition and while their clean sheet streak came to an end, they set a new record surpassing 609 minutes without conceding a goal.

Catch up on all the post match reaction from Graham Arnold, Kusini Yengi, Martin Boyle, Aziz Behich, Riley McGree, Kye Rowles and Maty Ryan.

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Australia v Uzbekistan | Extended Highlights 

Graham Arnold on topping the group stage 

Kusini Yengi on his starting debut against Uzbekistan

Martin Boyle & Aziz Behich break down Uzbekistan draw

Martin Boyle: The main objective was to top the group

Riley McGree: We're ready for whoever is next 

Kye Rowles: I can't wait for knockouts 

Maty Ryan: The first piece of the puzzle is complete



Australia: 1 (Martin Boyle 45+1')
Uzbekistan: 1 (Azizbek Turgunboev 80')
Date: Tuesday, 23rd January 2024
Venue: Al-Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah, Qatar

Australia: 1. (C) (GK) Maty Ryan, 3. Nathaniel Atkinson (Lewis Miller 90+3'), 19. Harry Souttar, 4. Kye Rowles, 16. Aziz Behich, 17. Keanu Baccus (Aiden O'Neill 84'), 22. Jackson Irvine, 14. Riley McGree (Bruno Fornaroli 84'), 6. Martin Boyle (Connor Metcalfe 72'), 10. Kusini Yengi, 5. Jordan Bos (Marco Tilio 90+3')

Substitutes Not Used: 2. Thomas Deng, 7. Samuel Silvera, 12. (GK) Lawrence Thomas, 21. Cameron Burgess, 23. Craig Goodwin, 24. Patrick Yazbek, 26. John Iredale

Yellow Cards: Harry Souttar 50', Riley McGree 70'
Red Cards: N/A

Uzbekistan: 1. (GK) U Yusupov, 4. F Sayfiev, 5. R Ashurmatov, 7. (C) O Shukurov, 9. O Khamrobekov, 11. O Urunov (J Masharipov 46'), 15. U Eshmurodov, 18. A Abdullaev, 20. K Erkinov (A Turgunboev 63'), 22. A Fayzullaev (I Sergeev 63' (J Iskanderov 84')), 26. Z Abdirakhmatov

Substitutes Not Used: 2. M Khamraliev, 6. D Kholmatov, 12. A Nematov, 14. J Boltaboev, 16. B Ergashev, 17. B Adbikholikov, 23. S Umarov, 24. A Amonov

Yellow Cards: U Eshmurodov 25', O Khamrobekov 45', O Shukurov 45+3'
Red Cards: N/A


Round of 16 opponent to be confirmed following the conclusion of the tournament's group stage.

Every AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 match will be live on Paramount+