Argentina vs Australia is the second knockout stage match to be played at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. This is the first meeting between Argentina and Australia in the World Cup.
Argentina was out of the round of 16 during the 2018 World Cup as they have never got out before the quarterfinal stage in consecutive World Cups since the introduction of the round of 16 in 1986.
Meanwhile, Australia reached the knockout stage for the second time doing so back in 2006.
Furthermore, Argentina has to wait till the last match to secure the knockout stage qualification whereas Australia qualified after stunning the defending champion France.
The South Americans scored five goals in the group stage whereas Messi scored two crucial goals for the team. Moreover, Australia scored three goals and conceded four.
Argentina vs Australia: When and Where
The 2022 FIFA World Cup‘s second knockout stage match will be played at Ahmad bin Ali Stadium between Argentina and Australia.
|Date||Sunday, 04 December 2022|
|Kick-off (US):||2:00 PM (EDT) the day before
|Kick-off (UK):||8:00 PM (BST) the day before
|Kick-off (Australia):||3:00 AM (AWST)
|Kick-off (India and SA):||12:30 AM (IST)|
|Kick-off (Argentina)||4:00 PM (ART) the day before
Where to watch Argentina vs Australia in the US?
Fox Sports Network has the broadcasting rights to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in the United States of America.
Fans living in the USA can also tune in to Telemundo for match coverage in Spanish.
Where to watch Argentina vs Australia in the UK?
Viewers in the United Kingdom can watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup opening match via BBC and ITV channels.
Where to watch Argentina vs Australia in India and South Asia?
India and South Asia have always had the craze of football from the early times; fans wake up till 3 AM to watch their favorite team match.
So, they can get a subscription to Jio TV and Voot Streaming services to enjoy the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Where to watch Argentina vs Australia in Australia?
Football enthusiasts in Australia can tune in to the SBS channel for the live broadcasting of the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup.
Where to watch Argentina vs Australia in Argentina?
In Argentina, the broadcasting rights of the 2022 FIFA World Cup are owned by TVP (Television Publica) and the sports channel TyC Sports. The viewers can also watch the live broadcasting from the streaming app FuboTV.
Argentina vs Australia Previous Meeting
The previous meeting between Argentina and Australia was played in 2007 at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground where the scoreline was 1-0 in favor of the South American side.
Martin Demichelis’s header was enough to seal the deal for the Argentina side.
Argentina XI: Emi Martinez, Cristian Romero, Nicolas Otamendi, Marcos Acuna, Molina, Rodrigo De Paul, Leandro Paredes, Enzo Fernandez, Messi, Di Maria, Lautaro Martinez.
Australia XI: Mat Ryan, Degenek, Souttar, Rowles, Behich, Leckie, Mooy, Irvine, Goodwin, McGree, Duke.
Odds to Win
The second match of the knockout stage between Argentina and Australia is expected to be a one-sided match as Argentina is the clear favorite.
However, this world cup has given us unexpected results during the group stage and we cannot rule out the chances for Australia to go past Argentina.
Despite all of that, we think Argentina will sweep up the match easily. So, Argentina goes further into the tournament.
Prediction: Argentina 3-1 Australia
Argentina vs Australia: Betting Tips
Argentina in this world cup has a balanced team with some of the best players in the world. With two comfortable wins in the group stage, Argentina is the favorite to win the match against Australia.
Argentina to win the game
Both to Score
Argentina to score more than 2 goals