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World Cup 2010 team news: Australia v Serbia
7 years ago

Venue Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit, Wednesday 7.30pm

Odds Australia 7-2 Serbia 10-11 Draw 11-4

Referee J Larrionda (Uru)


Radio BBC 5 Live

AustraliaManager Pim Verbeek

Fifa ranking 20

Doubtful None

Injured Grella (knee)

Suspended Kewell (one match), Moore (one match)

SerbiaManager Radomir Antic

Fifa ranking 15

Doubtful None

Injured None

Suspended None

Match pointers• Six players have been sent off in the last four World Cup matches involving Australia

• Serbia have conceded a penalty for handling the ball in both of their matches at the 2010 World Cup

• Australia have lost four of their five games against European opposition without scoring a goal

• Serbia have kept a clean sheet in six of their last 10 international matches

• Australia have drawn their final group match in their two previous World Cup tournaments (0-0 v Chile in 1974 and 2-2 v Croatia in 2006)

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