Australia vs Denmark confirmed line-ups: Team news ahead of World Cup fixture

Australia and Denmark are pursuing a spot in the knockout phases of the Qatar World Cup, with just one up for grabs in Group D.

So far, Denmark have been frustrated in a 0-0 draw with Tunisia and succumbed to a 2-1 defeat by France despite a spirited showing.

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Meanwhile, Australia were also plucky in a loss to the French but bounced back by sealing a narrow victory over Tunisia.

As such, France have already secured a place in the last 16, while Australia would progress with a win against Denmark here. Any other outcome would complicate matters and see goal difference likely come into play. Here’s all you need to know.

When is it?

Australia vs Denmark is scheduled to kick off at 3pm GMT (6pm local time) on Wednesday 30 November.

The game is set to take place at the Al Janoub Stadium in Al-Wakrah.

How can I watch it?

The match will air live on BBC One in the UK, with BBC iPlayer also streaming the fixture.

Confirmed line-ups

Australia XI: Ryan; Degenek, Rowles, Souttar; Behich, McGree, Mooy, Irvine; Goodwin, Duke, Leckie

Denmark XI: Schmeichel; Andersen, Maehle, Christensen, Kristensen; Hojbjerg, Jensen, Eriksen, Lindstrom, Skov Olsen; Braithwaite

Odds

Australia - 6/1

Tunisia - 1/2

Draw - 16/5

Via Betfair.

Prediction

Australia’s spirit will just about match Denmark’s quality, resulting in a crucial draw after a nervy finish – a result that will send the Socceroos through as long as France don’t lose to Tunisia. Australia 1-1 Denmark.