Australia at the FIFA Confederations Cup

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The Australia national association football team has represented Australia at the FIFA Confederations Cup on three occasions in 1997, 2001 and 2005.[1]

Record at the FIFA Confederations Cup[edit]

FIFA Confederations Cup record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
Saudi Arabia 1992 No OFC representative invited
Saudi Arabia 1995
Saudi Arabia 1997 Runners-up 2nd 5 2 1 2 4 8
Mexico 1999 Did not qualify
South Korea Japan 2001 Third place 3rd 5 3 0 2 4 2
France 2003 Did not qualify
Germany 2005 Group stage 8th 3 0 0 3 5 10
South Africa 2009 Did not qualify
Brazil 2013
Russia 2017 Qualified
Qatar 2021 To be determined
Total 3/9 0 Titles 13 5 1 7 13 20

Record by opponent[edit]

FIFA Confederations Cup matches (by team)
Opponent Total Wins Draws Losses Goals Scored Goals Conceded
 Mexico 2 2 0 0 5 1
 Brazil 3 1 1 1 1 6
 Saudi Arabia 1 0 0 1 0 1
 Uruguay 1 1 0 0 1 0
 France 1 1 0 0 1 0
 South Korea 1 0 0 1 0 1
 Japan 1 0 0 1 0 1
 Germany 1 0 0 1 3 4
 Argentina 1 0 0 1 2 4
 Tunisia 1 0 0 1 0 2

1997 FIFA Confederations Cup[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4 7
 Australia 3 1 1 1 3 2 +1 4
 Mexico 3 1 0 2 8 6 +2 3
 Saudi Arabia 3 1 0 2 1 8 −7 3

12 December 1997
19:00 AST
Mexico  1 – 3  Australia
Hernández Goal 80' (pen.) (Report) Viduka Goal 45'
Aloisi Goal 59'
Mori Goal 90'
King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Thailand Pirom Un-Prasert

14 December 1997
20:00 AST
Australia  0 – 0  Brazil
(Report)
King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Niger Lucien Bouchardeau

16 December 1997
17:50 AST
Saudi Arabia  1 – 0  Australia
Al-Khilaiwi Goal 40' (Report)
King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
Attendance: 55,450
Referee: Argentina Javier Castrilli

Semi Final[edit]

19 December 1997
19:00 AST
Uruguay  0 – 1 (a.e.t.)  Australia
(Report) Kewell Golden goal 92'
King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
Attendance: 22,000
Referee: Russia Nikolai Levnikov

Final[edit]

21 December 1997
21:00 AST
Brazil  6 – 0  Australia
Ronaldo Goal 15'27'59'
Romário Goal 38'53'75' (pen.)
(Report)
King Fahd II Stadium, Riyadh
Attendance: 65,000
Referee: Thailand Pirom Un-Prasert

2001 FIFA Confederations Cup[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 France 3 2 0 1 9 1 +8 6
 Australia 3 2 0 1 3 1 +2 6
 South Korea 3 2 0 1 3 6 –3 6
 Mexico 3 0 0 3 1 8 –7 0

30 May 2001
19:30 KST
Mexico  0 – 2  Australia
(Report) Murphy Goal 20'
Skoko Goal 54'
Suwon World Cup Stadium, Suwon
Attendance: 6,232
Referee: Zimbabwe Felix Tangawarima

1 June 2001
17:00 KST
Australia  1 – 0  France
Zane Goal 60' (Report)
Daegu Stadium, Daegu
Attendance: 44,400
Referee: Guatemala Carlos Batres

3 June 2001
19:30 KST
South Korea  1 – 0  Australia
Hwang Sun-Hong Goal 24' (Report)
Suwon Stadium, Suwon
Attendance: 42,754
Referee: Colombia Óscar Ruiz

Semi Final[edit]

7 June 2001
17:00 JST
Japan  1 – 0  Australia
Nakata Goal 43' (Report)
International Stadium, Yokohama
Attendance: 48,699
Referee: Mexico Benito Archundia

Bronze Final[edit]

9 June 2001
19:00 KST
Australia  1 – 0  Brazil
Murphy Goal 84' (Report)
Munsu Cup Stadium, Ulsan
Attendance: 28,520
Referee: Germany Hellmut Krug

2005 FIFA Confederations Cup[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Germany 3 2 1 0 9 5 +4 7
 Argentina 3 2 1 0 8 5 +3 7
 Tunisia 3 1 0 2 3 5 –2 3
 Australia 3 0 0 3 5 10 –5 0

15 June 2005
21:00 CEST
Germany  4 – 3  Australia
Kurányi Goal 17'
Mertesacker Goal 23'
Ballack Goal 60' (pen.)
Podolski Goal 88'
(Report) Goal 21' Skoko
Goal 31'90+2' Aloisi
Waldstadion, Frankfurt
Attendance: 46,466
Referee: Paraguay Carlos Amarilla

18 June 2005
20:45 CEST
Australia  2 – 4  Argentina
Aloisi Goal 61' (pen.)70' (Report) Goal 12'53'89' Figueroa
Goal 31' (pen.) Riquelme
Frankenstadion, Nuremberg
Attendance: 25,218
Referee: Singapore Shamsul Maidin

21 June 2005
20:45 CEST
Australia  0 – 2  Tunisia
(Report) Goal 26'70' Santos
Zentralstadion, Leipzig
Attendance: 44,337
Referee: Chile Carlos Chandía

Goalscorers[edit]

Player Goals 1997 2001 2005
Aloisi, JohnJohn Aloisi 5 1 4
Murphy, ShaunShaun Murphy 2 2
Skoko, JosipJosip Skoko 2 1 1
Kewell, HarryHarry Kewell 1 1
Mori, DamianDamian Mori 1 1
Viduka, MarkMark Viduka 1 1
Zane, ClaytonClayton Zane 1 1
Total 13 4 4 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Country Info". FIFA. Retrieved 19 February 2014.