FIFA World Cup 2022 – Tunisia vs Australia, Group D, match preview, predicted lineups

Tun vs Aus
In the first game of Saturday Tunisia play Australia in FIFA World Cup 2022 Group D

Tunisia take on Australia on Saturday in Group D in FIFA World Cup 2022 as the tournament moves ahead. Both teams will be looking for a win here.

Kick-off : 1:00 PM (Local)

Venue : Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah

African giants Tunisia after a promising start to this World Cup and being an Arabic nation will hope to live upto expectations on Saturday. They will look to play quality football.

The Eagles of Carthage defensive resistance is a key to succeed and Denmark game showed it as they look to be resolute against Australia and be adventurous further.

Manager Jalel Kadri might deploy a 3-4-2-1 system on Saturday.

On the other hand, Australia will be very disappointed with the thrashing defeat at the hands of world champions France and will look to bounce back.

The Socceroos will require defensive solidarity against a good Tunisia side who will be confident ahead of the fixture. And they need to be converting in front of goal. zThey can’t repeat the same mistakes.

Boss Graham Arnold will likely keep a 4-1-4-1 shape.

Team news and possible lineups

Harry Souttar and Riley McGree are both available for Australia for the Tunisia game and will play.

As for the Tunisians, Wahbi Khazri is available and might play.

Tunisia XI : Dahmen, Bronn, Meriah, Talbi, Drager, Skhiri, Laldouni, Abdi, Khazri, Jebali, Msakni.

Australia XI : Ryan, Atkinson, Souttar, Rowles, Behich, Mooy, Leckie, Irvine, McGree, Goodwin, Duke.


It is a difficult match to call this one given both teams prowess but definitely they will go for the kill. The three points will be massive to whoever team it comes and it will have a bearing on their progression from the group. Maybe a 1-1 draw.

Alankrit Mathur

Hi, I am Alankrit Mathur. I have a passion for Football & Cricket. I love to write blogs about the above mentioned sports.

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