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AUS vs JPN Dream11 Prediction for Australia vs Japan Preview World Cup Qualifier Live Score Fantasy Football Tips & Dream11 Team


AUS vs JPN Dream11

Both Australia and Japan are in contention for qualification with Japan sitting above Australia in 2nd place while the former are just 3 points behind at 3rd. A win for either team will give them hope of direct qualification.

Japan have a 5-game winning streak while Australia haven’t been beaten on home soil for quite some time. Even with Australia’s weak form going this game, the Socceroos can’t be dismissed that easily.

AUS vs JPN World Cup Qualifier Match Details

Date: 24th March, Thursday
Kick-Off Time: 2:40 PM (IST)
Venue: Accor Stadium, Sydney

World Cup Qualifier Table

Australia – 3rd Position

Japan – 2nd Position

Watch World Cup Qualifier Live

There is no live streaming of Australia- Japan in India. The fans can follow the game on the official handles of the respective teams.

Recent Form

Australia: W-D-D-L-D

Japan: W-W-W-W-W

Head to Head (last 5 meetings)

In the last 5 meetings, Japan has come out on top on 4 occasions and one game ended in a draw.

AUS vs JPN Dream 11 Prediction Details

Australia Team News

Injury Report, Unavailability, Expected Changes and Strategy 

  • Olyroos graduates Nathaniel Atkinson and Nicholas D’Agostino, who’ve been in scintillating form for Melbourne Victory lately, have earned their first-ever call-ups.
  • Perth Glory star Bruno Fornaroli has also been included after switching allegiance from Uruguay to Australia.
  • Melbourne striker Jamie Maclaren has withdrawn from the Japan fixture due to his wedding.
  • Mathew Ryan and Danny Vukovic also join the squad.

Australia Starting XI (Likely)

Mathew Ryan

Fran Karacic

Trent Sainsbury

Milos Degenek

Aziz Behich

James Jeggo

Connor Metcalfe

Martin Boyle

Ajdin Hrustic

Mitchell Duke

Bruno Fornaroli

Japan Team News

Injury Report, Unavailability, Expected Changes and Strategy 

  • The Blue Samurai have announced a 26-man squad, which includes Liverpool’s Takumi Minamino and experienced defender Yuto Nagatomo.
  • Vissel Kobe star Yuya Osako is sidelined with an injury, whereas Hiroki Sakai withdrew with an issue too.
  • The latter has been replaced by Maya Yoshida.
  • Celtic-based Daizen Maeda is unavailable.


Japan Starting XI (Likely)

Shuichi Gonda

Maya Yoshida

Shogo Taniguchi

Ko Itakura

Yuto Nagatomo

Hidemasa Morita

Wataru Endo

Ao Tanaka

Junya Ito

Takuma Asano

Takumi Minamino

Australia vs Japan Dream11 Team


Mathew Ryan

Ryan was able to present a tough challenge last time these 2 teams met as he managed to make 5 important saves which was not enough as he conceded 2 goals that can be worked on for this match.

Passes per game Saves (league) Clean Sheets (League)
29 362 28



Trent Sainsbury

Sainsbury can cover a majority of his contributions with his consistent passing accuracy which can keep him focused on building up chances from the back.

Tackles Won Goals Interceptions
1.6 2 1.7


Yuto Nagatomo 

Nagamoto provided an important assist in his last match against Saudi Arabia which was well backed with his 2 chances created and 5 interceptions which can allow him to showcase his experience.

Tackles Won Passes completed % Interceptions
1.5 76.5 1.4



Ajdin Hrustic

Hrustic was able to score an important goal in his last match against Japan with 2 shots on target along with his playmaking skills that makes him a potential game-changer.

Goals Passes Completed (%) Shots per game
2 81.1 1.1


Takumi Minamino

Minamino was also able to find the net in his last match against Saudi Arabia which is well backed up with his interceptions which help him create attacking opportunities that make him our prime choice.

Goals (This season) Assists (This season) Shots on target(per game)
9 1 1.2



Mitchell Duke

Duke managed to score his last goal against China with greater potential to make good use of his limited game time and the fighting spirit that should keep his side in strong contention.

Goals (League) Goals (WC Qualifier) Shots on target (per game)
46 1 1.8


Junya Ito

Ito continues with his consistent form as he has managed to 3 goals and 2 assists in his last 3 qualifier matches which should be useful to build up momentum that makes him our prime choice.

Goals (League) Assists (League) Shots on target (per game)
6 12 1.6


Goalkeeper: Matthew Ryan

Defenders: T. Sainsbury, F. Karacic, Y. Nagamoto, M. Yoshida

Midfielders: A. Hrustic, T Minamino, H. Morita

Attackers: M. Duke, J. Ito, T. Asano

Who will win today’s football match?

  • Japan are unbeaten in the last eight head to head meetings with Australia.
  • But Japan have also won only one of the last five away games against Australia.
  • The hosts are not in great form going into this one, winning just once in their previous five, which was a run that began when they last faced Japan.
  • On the bright side, Australia have not lost in 32 home games, making this an exciting encounter.

Odds to Win

The odds in favour of Australia Win 17/10

The odds in favour of Japan Win 7/4

Odds in favour of a Draw 15/8

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