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Australia vs Korea Republic: All time head-to-head record

Published at :February 1, 2024 at 9:09 PM
Modified at :February 1, 2024 at 9:09 PM
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Rutvij Joshi

The match will be played in Al Janoub Stadium.

The AFC Asian Cup 2023 quarter-final promises a riveting clash between two of Asia’s football powerhouses – Korea Republic and Australia. As they vie for a spot in the semi-finals and a step closer to lifting the coveted title, the encounter is set to be a spectacle of skill, strategy, and determination. Australia, having comfortably dispatched Indonesia 4-0 in the Round of 16, enters the quarter-finals with confidence, while Korea Republic, after a dramatic penalty shootout victory against Saudi Arabia, aims to continue their quest for Asian glory.

Historical Significance: A Rivalry Spanning 33 Encounters

The history between Japan and Australia in football dates back to their first encounter in 1967. Since then, these nations have faced each other 33 times, with the most recent clash occurring in a friendly in 2019. The rivalry has been intense, marked by thrilling moments and strategic battles on the pitch. 

Socceroos boasts a better H2H record

Australia boasts a superior head-to-head record, with the Socceroos prevailing in 12 of the encounters, while Korea Republic secured victory 11 times. Ten matches between these football giants concluded in draws, adding to the historical significance of this quarter-final clash.

AFC Asian Cup Quarter Final Showdown: A Step Closer to Asian Dream

The quarter-final showdown between Australia and Korea Republic is not merely a football match; it’s a crucial step towards realizing the Asian dream. Both teams understand the significance of this stage, with a semi-final spot at stake. Australia, with their commanding performance against Indonesia, carries momentum and aims to capitalize on their historical advantage against Japan.

 As the AFC Asian Cup 2023 quarter-final between Korea Republic and Australia approaches, anticipation builds for a footballing thriller. The historical rivalry, the contrasting paths to the quarter-finals, and the shared dream of Asian Cup success set the stage for a memorable encounter. Football enthusiasts eagerly await the unfolding drama, as Korea Republic and Australia lock horns in a battle that could define their journey in the quest for continental supremacy.

Australia vs Korea Republic: All Meetings

Korea Republic 2-3 Australia (Vietnam National) 14 Nov 1967

Korea Republic 1-2 Australia (FIFA World Cup Qualifiers) 14 Oct 1969

Korea Republic 1-1 Australia (FIFA World Cup Qualifiers) 20 Oct 1969

Korea Republic 1-1 Australia (International Friendly Qualifiers) 22 Oct 1972

Korea Republic 0-2 Australia (International Friendly) 24 Oct 1972

Australia 0-0 Korea Republic (FIFA World Cup Qualifiers) 28 Oct 1973

Korea Republic 2-2 Australia (FIFA World Cup Qualifiers) 10 Nov 1973

Korea Republic 0-1 Australia (FIFA World Cup Qualifiers) 13 Nov 1973

Australia 1-1 Korea Republic (Jakarta Trophy) 13 Jun 1975

Australia 2-1 Korea Republic (FIFA World Cup Qualifiers) 27 Aug 1977

Korea Republic 0-0 Australia (FIFA World Cup Qualifiers) 23 Oct 1977

Korea Republic 1-0 Australia (King’s Cup) 18 Nov 1981

Korea Republic 1-0 Australia (King’s Cup) 18 Nov 1981

Korea Republic 2-3 Australia (Merlion Cup) 17 Oct 1982

Korea Republic 1-3 Australia (Merlion Cup) 15 Dec 1983

Korea Republic 0-5 Australia (President’s Cup) 15 Jun 1987

Korea Republic 1-1 Australia (President’s Cup) 21 Jun 1987

Korea Republic 1-0 Australia (International Friendly) 06 Sep 1990

Korea Republic 1-0 Australia (International Friendly) 09 Sep 1990

Korea Republic 0-0 Australia (President’s Cup) 14 Jun 1991

Korea Republic 1-1 Australia (International Friendly) 24 Sep 1993

Korea Republic 1-0 Australia (International Friendly) 26 Sep 1993

Australia 2-1 Korea Republic (Optus World Series) 22 Jan 1997

Australia 1-0 Korea Republic (Optus World Series) 11 Feb 1998

Korea Republic 4-2 Australia (Friendship Tournament) 07 Oct 2000 

Korea Republic 1-0 Australia (FIFA Confederations Cup) 03 Jun 2001

Korea Republic 3-1 Australia (International Friendly) 05 Sep 2009

Australia 1-1 Korea Republic (AFC Asian Cup) 14 Jan 2011

Korea Republic 1-2 Australia (International Friendly) 14 Nov 2012

Korea Republic 0-0 Australia (EAFF East Asian Cup) 20 Jul 2013

Australia 0-1 Korea Republic (AFC Asian Cup) 17 Jan 2015

Korea Republic 1-2 Australia (AFC Asian Cup) 31 Jan 2015

Australia 1-1 Korea Republic (International Friendly) 17 Nov 2018

Korea Republic 1-0 Australia (International Friendly) 07 Jun 2019

Australia vs South Korea: Overall Head-to-Head record

Australia wins: 12

Korea Republic wins: 11

Drawn: 10

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