Australia vs Honduras: Team news & TV

first_imgWC Qualifying Play-Off Australia vs Honduras: TV channel, stream, kick-off time, odds & match preview Goal Last updated 1 year ago 15:30 11/14/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Aaron Mooy Australia Getty Images WC Qualifying Play-Off Australia Australia v Honduras Honduras It’s winner takes all in Sydney on Wednesday following a 0-0 draw in the first leg – who will be taking their place at the World Cup finals next year? Australia host Honduras at ANZ Stadium in Sydney on Wednesday in the second leg of their World Cup Intercontinental Qualification play-off tie.Ange Postecoglou’s side took a 0-0 draw from Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano on Friday and are now favourites to book their place in Russia next year.An impressive performance from the Socceroos in San Pedro Sula left supporters encouraged by their chances of qualification but equally frustrated by missed opportunities to win the game. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player It’s a winner takes all situation on Wednesday, with Australia boasting home advantage. Game Australia vs Honduras Date Wednesday, November 15 Time 09:00 GMT | 20:00 AEDT | 03:00 CST TV CHANNEL & LIVE STREAM Australia SyriaThe game will not be available to viewers in the UK, but will be broadcasted on Fox Sports 501 and 9Go in Australia, and streamed live on 9Now. TV channel Online stream Fox Sports 501, 9Go 9Now SQUADS & TEAM NEWS Position Australia players Goalkeepers Langerak, Ryan, Vukovic Defenders Degenek, Jurman, McGowan, Sainsbury, Wright Midfielders Behich, Gersbach, Goodwin, Irvine, Jedinak, Jeggo, Kruse, Leckie, Luongo, Milligan, Mooy, Rogic, Risdon, Troisi Forwards Cahill, Juric, Rukavytsya Tim Cahill was the hero against Syria, scoring both goals in the Socceroos’ dramatic win, but missed the first leg of the play-off game with an ankle injury.Cahill travelled to San Pedro Sula with his team-mates, though, and Postecoglou will be hopeful the 37-year-old will recover in time for the second leg of the tie.Mark Milligan and Mathew Leckie return to the fold following suspensions which kept them out of the first leg, with both likely to return to the starting XI.Potential starting XI: Ryan; Sainsbury, Milligan, Wright, Leckie, Behich; Luongo, Jedinak; Mooy, Rogic; Juric. Position Honduras players Goalkeepers Escober, Canales Defenders Beckeles, Crisanto, Izaguirre, Sánchez, Figueroa, Figueroa, Palacios, Alvarado, Vargas Midfielders García, López, Martínez, Acosta, Mejía, Claros, Peña, Morazán, Chirinos Forwards Lanza, Lozano, Quioto, Elis, Costly Skipper Maynor Figueroa and Alberth Elis were both suspended for the first meeting, with Boniek Garcia the replacement for the latter.Houston Dynamo winger Romell Quoito will continue to be the main attacking threat for Honduras, having scored six goals in the group stage.Potential starting XI: Escober; Beckeles, Figueroa, Figueroa, Izaguirre; Mejía, Claros; Elis, López, Quioto; Lozano.BETTING & MATCH ODDS Alberth Elis Honduras Costa RicaThe hosts are heavy favourites to book their place in the World Cup finals next year, with dabblebet placing Australia at 8/15, and Honduras at 6/1.Click here to view dabblebet’s full selection of available match markets.GAME PREVIEW Jackson Irvine Henry Figueroa Honduras Australia World Cup play-offTom Juric could have wrapped up proceedings during the first leg of the tie, but was unable to finish his one-on-one opportunity and also steered his free header wide of the target.There were plenty of promising performances throughout the team, though, with Jedinak and Luongo controlling the game in the central areas of the pitch. Australia’s home record should instill faith in supporters – the Socceroos have registered nine wins from their last 10 games at ANZ.But Postecoglou’s side will have to overcome their issues in front of goal in order to secure their place in Russia as Honduras are unlikely to draw another blank.last_img

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