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Bangladesh vs Australia Predicted lineup, betting tips, odds, injury news, H2H, telecast | 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

Published at :June 5, 2024 at 3:28 PM
Modified at :June 5, 2024 at 3:28 PM
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Both sides are separated by 11 points in Group I.

Bangladesh national football team have played four Group I games in the Second Round so far. They have only managed a point on the table, all thanks to a 1-1 draw against Lebanon. Rest three? All were defeats. Their last game was a 1-0 defeat against Palestine.

Australia national football team have won all four of their group games in the Second Round of the 2026 FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers. In their last fixture, they humbled Lebanon with a 5-0 victory. Their upcoming opponents have already suffered a 7-0 defeat in the reverse fixture as the Socceroos look ready to do the double over them.


Thursday, 6 June 2024 at 4:15 PM IST

Location: Bashundhara Kings Arena


Bangladesh (in all competitions): L-L-D-L-W

Australia (in all competitions): W-W-L-W-D

Players to Watch

Shekh Morsalin (Bangladesh)

Shekh Morsalin may just be 18 years of age but is a crucial player for Bangladesh. Morsalin has only found the back of the net for his national team in the Second Round of the World Cup qualifiers so far. The nine-capped player has four goals in total for the national team.

Adam Taggart (Australia)

Adam Taggart has 17 caps for Australia. In those outings, Taggart has managed to score six goals. In the last game against Lebanon, he was on the bench, but the 31-year-old is more than likely to start here.

Match Facts

  • The visitors have won all four of their group games scoring 15 goals in total
  • The hosts suffered a 7-0 defeat in the reverse fixture
  • Australia are yet to concede in the Second Round

Bangladesh vs Australia: Betting tips and odds

  • Tip 1: Adam Taggart to score a goal anytime – 2/7 with Bet365
  • Tip 2: Australia to win this game – 1/50 with Bet365
  • Tip 3: Match to end with total goals over 2.5 – 1/12 with WilliamHILL

Injury & Team News

The hosts led by Javier Cabrera have a fully fit squad to face the might of Australia.

Nestory Irankunda, the 18-year-old winger who is set to join Bayern Munich on July 1, will be one of the fresh faces in the squad. The visitors injury list has Riley McGree, Aiden O’Neill, Craig Goodwin and Marco Tilio.

Head to Head

Total Matches – 3

Bangladesh wins – 0

Australia wins – 3

Draws – 0

Predicted Lineup

Bangladesh predicted lineup (4-3-3):

Marma (GK); Ghosh, Barman, S. Hossain, Uddin; Ridoy, Bhuyan, Rana; Morsalin, R. Hossain, Jony

Australia predicted lineup (4-4-2):

Gauci (GK); Strain, Souttar, Circati, Behich; Metcalfe, Baccus, Irvine, Arzani; Yengi, Taggart

Match Prediction for Bangladesh vs Australia

The head coach of Australia, Graham Arnold, has already seen his side beat Bangladesh with a 7-0 euphoric victory. Although this time, Bengal Tigers will be backed by home support, they still don’t have enough quality to face the visiting team.

Prediction: Bangladesh 0-5 Australia

Telecast for Bangladesh vs Australia

The 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier clash between Bangladesh and Australia will take place at the Bashundhara Kings Arena on June 6. It will kick off at 4:15 PM IST. Sports 18 will be broadcasting the match, and it can also be watched for free online on Jio Cinema and Jio TV.

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