The Socceroos kept their hopes of a berth in the Round of 16 alive with their pulsating 1-1 draw against Denmark in Samara on Thursday night (AEST).
It was an excellent performance from Bert van Marwijk’s side, who were unlucky not to take all three points after dominating the chances, especially in the second half.
While their destiny is no longer in their own hands, Australia will head into their final match next Wednesday (midnight AEST live on SBS and Optus Sport), knowing a win could see them into the knockout phase.
Check out what’s ahead for Australia in their final match and how you can keep across it.
CURRENT WORLD RANKING: 11
WHERE?: Fisht Stadium, Sochi
WHEN?: Wednesday, June 27, Kick-off midnight AEST
COVERAGE: From 11pm AEST on SBS and Optus Sport
HOW TO WATCH: Tune in LIVE on SBS or stream via The World Game website or the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ app as well as on Optus Sport.
Click here to find out how to watch LIVE on Optus Sport on your TV, mobile, tablet or computer.
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STAR PLAYER: PAOLO GUERRERO
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The 34-year-old, who plays his club football for Brazillian side Flamengo, is Peru’s all-time highest goalscorer with 34 goals in 9o appearances and is the nation’s talisman and their leader.
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