Australia and Cameroon both are seeking for their first win in the confederations cup after getting defeats from Germany and Chile respectively when they meet in St. Petersburg on Thursday. So, the seventh match of the Confederations cup is fixed between Australia and Cameroon on 22nd June Thursday at the Saint Petersburg Stadium, St. Petersburg (Russia) from 18:00 (Local time) onwards.
Cameroon took the final and the eighth position in the Confederations cup and qualified as 2017 Africa Cup of Nations winners after defeating Egypt with 2-1 in the finals and get qualified third time in the confederations cup on 5th February 2017. Before this, they participated in in the year 2001 and 2003 and become runners up in the 2003 Confederations cup.
Australia were the second team to qualified in the tournament after winning 2015 AFC Asia Cup by beating South Korea in the finals. This is the fourth time appearance of this team in the confederations cup after the years 1997, 2001 and 2005. In the history of FIFA Confederations cup, Australia is one time runners up in the year 1997 and got third place in the year 2001.
It is an important match for the champions of Asia and Africa. So, both the teams will try to win this match as draw is not an appropriate result for both of the teams for their qualification in the semi-finals. So there is an expectation of plenty of attacks from both of the sides to get the match on their account as this match is the platform for both the teams to get back into right track. Both the teams are ready to play under the pressure and have their team strategy ready to what type of game they have to play in the upcoming match.
Australia and Cameroon knew that their best hope of winning a match is a match between them. So, both the teams tries to attain possession as early as possible in the game. So, both the coaches are encouraging their players to increase their potential and injecting fresh blood into them. So by taking all the considerations the match is quite interesting and fascinating to watch.
Key players of the both the teams
The Socceroos’s No. 1 player, the goalkeeper Mat Ryan is expected to perform well in the match and get their team to win .Also ,their goal scorer Tomi Juric has his eyes on making goals as soon as possible to create pressure on the opponent team.The team will be looking more from ace midfielder Aaron Mooy. The Indomitable Lions’s players like Herrara.
About Cameroon football team
Nickname : Les Lions Indomptables (The Indomitable Lions)
Confederations : CAF
Associations : Federations Camerounaise de football
Captain : Benjamine Moukandjo
Head Coach : Hugo Broos
Top scorer : Samuel Eto’o
About Australia football team
Nickname : Socceroos
Association : Football Federation Australia
Confederation : AFC (Asia)
Head Coach : Ange Postecoglou
Captain : Mile Jedinak
Top Scorer : Tim Cahill
POSSIBLE TEAM PLAYERS
Cameroon : Fabrice Ondoa ; Collins Fai; Adolphe Teikeu; Michael Ngadeu Ngadjui; Arnaud Djoum; Sebastien Siani; Benjamin Moukandjo; Christian Bassogog; Vincent Aboubakar , Ernest Mabouka, Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa.
Australia : Mat Ryan , Bailey Wright , Milos Degenek, Trent Sainsbury , Mark Milligan , Aaron Mooy , Aziz Behich , Jackson Irvine , Tom Rogic, Mathew Leckie, Tomi Juric.
Match Venue Details
City : Saint Petersburg
Stadium : St. Petersburg Stadium
Date : 22nd June 2017
Timing : 18:30 Local Time
Australia will play the level of football as the level of the opponent team, that is they give them the competition at their stage .Cameroon has to play defensive game to protect themselves from the attack of the socceroos and then find a chance to make goal. But the chance of winning is more in Australia than the Cameroon as they are strong minded to get the chance to play in the next FIFA world cup and therefore play the game with the intention of win. All over the match is going to be very exciting and fascinating.
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