A humbling by France has left the unfancied Socceroos at the bottom of the table and knowing that they will need a result of some sort to maintain hopes of reaching the knockouts.
Confidence is flowing through their opponents however after Tunisia took a decent point against Denmark to open their tournament.
But, with Les Bleus to come, the pressure is on the Carthage Eagles to secure a victory that would set them up well for a first-ever trip to the last-16.
Here are all the details ahead of the game...
Date, kick-off time and venue
Tunisia vs Australia is scheduled for a 10am GMT kick-off today, November 26, 2022.
Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah, Qatar will host the match.
Where to watch Tunisia vs Australia
TV channel: In the UK, the match will be televised free-to-air and live on BBC One, with coverage beginning at 9.45am.
Live stream: The BBC iPlayer will broadcast the match live online.
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Tunisia vs Australia team news
The Carthage Eagles may choose to unleash Hannibal Mejbri from the start, the Manchester United midfielder on loan at Birmingham having come off the bench against Denmark.
Naim Sliti and Wahbi Khazri are also hoping to come into the attack with no fresh injury worries.
Australia also have a full squad to pick from. Their own young star, Garang Kuol, is also vying for a starting berth.
Tunisia vs Australia prediction
The North Africans looked bright in their opening match and should dominate the Aussies, although may lack a cutting edge in front of goal.
A 1-0 Tunisia win.
Head to head (h2h) history and results
These two teams have not met since Francileudo Santos scored twice in a 2005 Confederations Cup win for Tunisia.
Tunisia wins: 1
Australia wins: 1
Tunisia vs Australia match odds
Odds via Betfair (subject to change).