Goals and highlights
The match is over!
There's no time for more, China and Australia split the points in the sixth matchday of the third round of the AFC World Cup qualifiers.
Australia makes its last changes: Nikita Rukabytsya and Fran Karacic enter and Martin Boyle and Rhyan Grant leave the field.
China is once again changing its lineup, with Wu Xinghan and Ba Dun replacing Luo Guofu and A Lan.
Australia makes a triple move: Awer Mabil, Riley McGree and Jamie MaClaren come in for Mitchell Duke, Ajdin Hrustic and Mathew Leckie.
Wu Lei converts the penalty to level the score.
Penalty for China! James Jeggo's handball is confirmed by the VAR.
Ajdin Hrustic, player of Australia, is yellow carded.
The second half is underway!
The match between China and Australia resumes.
The first half ends!
By the minimum difference, and after 45+3', Australia is beating China again, but now as a visitor.
China makes its first move of the match: Wang Gang replaces Jiang Guangtai, who goes off injured.
Luo Guofu, an element of China, becomes the first cautioned player of the match.
Mitchell Duke heads in Martin Boyle's service to put the visitors ahead.
Australia substitutes: C. Elder, F. Karačić, J. MacLaren, A. Mabil, L. Thomas, N. Rukavytsya, K. Dougall, D. Genreau, D. Vuković, R. McGowan, R. McGree and G. Stensnes.
China substitutes: Li Ang, Li Lei, Hao Junmin, Zhang Xizhe, Liu Dianzuo, Ba Dun, Wu Xinghan, Zhang Yuning, Chi Zhongguo, Wang Gang, Yu Dabao and Wang Dale.
After the first few minutes, Australia has taken possession of the ball, but has yet to generate any real dangerous chances.
The match is underway!
The ball is rolling! China and Australia are already facing each other.
What happened in Matchday 1 between Australia and China?
On September 2, at the Khalifa International Stadium, Australia beat China 3-0, with goals from Awer Mabil, Martin Boyle and Mitchell Duke.
How will China fare?
Also playing at home, but at the Sharjah Stadium, the Dragons were unable to manage the lead they had with Wu Lei's goal and finally drew 1-1 against Oman.
How are Australia coming along?
Last Thursday, playing at home at the CommBank Stadium, the Socceroos ended in a goalless draw against Saudi Arabia.
Referees for the China vs Australia match
The center referee for this match will be Makhadmeh Adham; Alroalle Ahmad, first assistant, Mohammad Alkalaf, second official, and Ahmad Al-Ali Kuw, fourth official.
Australia: confirmed lineup
M. Ryan; M. Degenek, R. Grant, A. Behich, T. Sainsbury, J. Jeggo, A. Hrustic, J. Irvine, M. Boyle, M. Leckie y M. Duke.
China: confirmed lineup
Y. Junling; W. Shenchao, Z. Linpeng, T. Browning, Z. Chenjie, X. Xin, W. Xi, A. Goncalves, W. Lei, A. Kesen, A. Carvalho.
Let's get started!
In a little less than an hour, the countries of China and Australia will meet again on Chinese soil; with today's match, the second round of matches will begin, and only four more games will remain before the end of this AFC qualifying round.
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Australia: last lineup
M. Ryan; R. Grant, T. Sainsbury, H. Souttar, A. Behich, M. Boyle, J. Jeggo, J. Irvine, A. Mabil, A. Hrustic y M. Leckie.
China: last lineup
Y. Junling; Z. Linpeng, Z. Chenjie, T. Browning, W. Shenchao, W. Lei, X. Xin, W. Xi, L. Guofu, Z. Yuning y A. Carvalho.
Australia, to remain as runner-up
For their part, the team coached by Graham Arnold has done well so far, so much so that they are in second place with 10 points, after three wins, one draw and one loss; they have scored 8 goals and conceded 3.
China, to recover positions
The team coached by Li Tie has had a somewhat complicated participation, proof of which is that it is in fifth place with 4 points, the result of one win, one draw and three defeats; it has 6 goals scored and 10 conceded.
The Dragons host the Socceroos
This Tuesday morning, in the United Arab Emirates, the teams of China and Australia will face each other for the second time in the current qualifiers, and they will do so in different situations; while the Reds need to win to avoid falling behind in the group, the Yellows must win to stay at the top of the group.
Who make up Group B of the Asian Final Qualifiers?
The countries of China and Australia are competing in the second section, along with Saudi Arabia, Japan, Oman and Vietnam.
Meanwhile, in the first platoon, there are Iran, South Korea, Lebanon, Iraq, United Arab Emirates and Syria.
What is the AFC Third Qualifying Round?
It is the final round of the Asian Football Confederation, in which 12 teams compete, divided into two sectors, each with seven members; four direct tickets to next year's World Cup are in dispute, and the winners of these will be the teams that finish in the first two places in each group at the end of the ten rounds.
It is worth mentioning that the third places of the two groups will face each other in the fourth round; the team that wins the series will play a playoff for Qatar 2022 against a representative of another confederation.
Welcome to VAVEL.com’s coverage in matchday 6 of the AFC Third Qualifying Round for the Qatar World Cup 2022: China vs Australia Live Updates!
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