Press conference: van Marwijk and Ryan talk ahead of Peru clash

Socceroos boss Bert van Marwijk and goalkeeper Mat Ryan have fronted the official pre-match press conference ahead of Australia’s must-win Group C clash against Peru in Sochi on Wednesday morning (AEST).

Australia need to beat the South Americans and then hope France defeats Denmark in the other match to have any chance of progressing to the knockout stage.

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You can see the Socceroos do battle with Peru - live on SBS and Optus Sport – with the match kicking off at 12am on Wednesday morning (AEST).

Hear what the Socceroos boss and Ryan had to say as they discuss the clash with Peru, how the team is preparing and what it would mean to make the last 16 of the tournament.

Watch Bert van Marwijk and Mat Ryan in the official pre-game press conference in the video below: