United Arab Emirates (UAE) will lock horns with Australia in the FIFA World Cup 2022 play-off at the Al Rayyan Stadium in Qatar on Tuesday, June 7. The match will kick off at 11:30 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).

As both UAE and Australia finished third in their respective groups in Asian qualifiers, the two nations will now clash in a one-off fixture for a place in the inter-confederation play-off against Peru to be played next week. The winner of the inter-confederation play-off will qualify for the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar, which starts in November this year

UAE vs Australia odds for FIFA World Cup 2022 play-off 

United Arab Emirates: 5.20

Australia: 1.76

Draw: 3.60

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UAE vs Australia recent form

The UAE national football team head into the crucial Australia fixture after being held to a 1-1 draw by Gamibia in a friendly match. UAE’s all-time top scorer Ali Mabkhout converted a penalty in the 38th minute before Musa Barrow equalized for Gambia in the second half of the game.

Under Argentine head coach Rodolfo Arruabarrena, UAE have registered two wins, two losses and one draw in their last five matches.

On the other hand, the Australia national football team will be brimming with confidence after beating Jordan 2-1 in their previous fixture on Wednesday. Bailey Wright and Awer Mabil netted one goal each for Australia while Musa Al-Tamaari had opened the scoring for Jordan in the 17th minute.

UAE: D, W, L, L, W

Australia: W, L, L, D, W

UAE vs Australia head-to-head in international football

Australia have a superior head-to-head record against UAE in international football, winning three of the six matches played so far. UAE have secured just a solitary victory while two matches ended in draws.

United Arab Emirates: 1

Australia: 3

Draw: 2

Recent meetings:

United Arab Emirates 1-0 Australia

Australia 2-0 United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates 0-1 Australia

Australia 2-0 United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates 0-0 Australia

Featured photo: Giuseppe CACACE / AFP