The Socceroos will prepare for a must-win World Cup play-off with a friendly against Jordan on June 2 (AEST). 

Graham Arnold’s side must defeat the UAE and then Peru over the coming weeks to secure their place at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar after failing to directly qualify for the tournament. 

Australia have failed to win their past three games and lost their past two without managing to score a goal themselves. 

The Socceroos must get back to winning ways quickly and will be hoping this match against Jordan can get them back on track. 

Socceroos vs. Jordan match details: Kick-off time, stadium and broadcast details

Date (AEST) Time (AEST) Match Stadium Broadcast
Thursday, June 2 4.00am Australia vs. Jordan Al Wakrah Sports Complex Channel 10, 10 Play, Paramount+

The Socceroos will take on Jordan in Qatar as they prepare and acclimatise for their play-off against the UAE on June 8.

Australia have struggled for form over the past six months, winning just one of seven matches. 

Jordan, who failed to get past the second round of World Cup qualifying, come into this friendly game having won their past two matches against New Zealand and India respectively. 

These two nations last faced off in June 2021 when the Socceroos claimed a late 1-0 win. 

Check out the highlights from that match below. 

How to watch Socceroos vs. Jordan in Australia

The Socceroos’ game against Jordan will be broadcast on television via Channel 10 and streamed online via 10 Play and Paramount Plus. 

10 Play is freely available via the App Store and Google Play with the platform also accessible via Apple TV, Android TV, Freeview, Fetch, Samsung and Telstra TV. 

Paramount+ meanwhile offers free seven-day trials with monthly subscriptions costing $8.99 and A-Leagues’ clubs offering yearly discounted deals as part of membership packs. 

Experienced commentary duo Simon Hill and Andy Harper are expected to be calling the action. 

Socceroos squad, team news and predicted starting side

Name

Club, Country

Nathaniel ATKINSON

Heart of Midlothian, Scotland

Aziz BEHICH

Uncontracted

Martin BOYLE

Al-Faisaly FC, Saudi Arabia

Nicholas D’AGOSTINO

Melbourne Victory FC, Australia

Jason DAVIDSON

Melbourne Victory FC, Australia

Milos DEGENEK

Columbus Crew, USA

Kenny DOUGALL

Blackpool FC, England

Mitchell DUKE

Fagiano Okayama, Japan

Denis GENREAU

Toulouse FC, France

Craig GOODWIN

Adelaide United FC, Australia

Ajdin HRUSTIC

Eintracht Frankfurt, Germany

Jackson IRVINE

FC St. Pauli, Germany

Fran KARACIC

Brescia Calcio, Italy

Joel KING

Odense Boldklub, Denmark

Mathew LECKIE

Melbourne City FC, Australia

Awer MABIL

Uncontracted

Jamie MACLAREN

Melbourne City FC, Australia

Riley MCGREE

Middlesbrough FC, England

Aaron MOOY

Shanghai Port FC, China PR

Andrew REDMAYNE (Gk)

Sydney FC, Australia

Tom ROGIC

Uncontracted

Kye ROWLES

Central Coast Mariners FC, Australia

Mathew RYAN (Gk)

Real Sociedad, Spain

Trent SAINSBURY

Uncontracted

Gianni STENSNESS

Viking FK, Norway

Adam TAGGART  

Cerezo Osaka, Japan

Marco TILIO

Melbourne City Australia

Danny VUKOVIC (GK)

NEC Nijmegan, Netherlands

Bailey WRIGHT

Sunderland AFC, England

Graham Arnold has been able to name a full-strength Socceroos squad for games in June. 

The likes of Aaron Mooy, Tom Rogic and Adam Taggart have all returned to the team after recent absences. 

Jason Davidson has also earned a recall after a strong domestic season with Melbourne Victory. 

Arnold has favoured experience for this squad leaving out Central Coast Mariners striker Jason Cummings despite his strong start to life in the A-League Men. 

Expect Arnold to name a strong starting side against Jordan with one or two minor tweaks as he looks to ensure his players are ready to perform against the UAE. 

Predicted Socceroos XI (4-3-3): Ryan – Davidson, Sainsbury, Degenek, Atkinson – Mooy, Irvine, Rogic – Mabil, Duke, Boyle

Socceroos vs. Jordan past results

Date Result Competition
16 June, 2021 Australia 1-0 Jordan World Cup qualifier
15 November, 2019 Jordan 0-1 Australia World Cup qualifier
6 January, 2019 Australia 0-1 Jordan AFC Asian Cup
29 March, 2016 Australia 5-1 Jordan World Cup qualifier
9 October, 2015 Jordan 2-0 Australia World Cup qualifier

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