Nepal v Australia, 11 June 2021

Score3-0 to Australia
RefereeAhmed Al Kaf
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Asia group B
VenueAl Kuwait Sports Club Stadium, Kuwait City
Kick-off: 7.00pm local Played in Al Kuwait Sports Club Stadium, Kuwait City due to COVID-19 restrictions. Played behind closed doors due to COVID-19 restrictions. This game was due to be played on 31 March 2020 but FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) decided that all the Asian FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 qualifiers due to be played during this international break could be postponed. This was due to the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus). For the same reason, this game was postponed for a second time on 30 March 2021.

0  Nepal

Manager: Abdullah Al Mutairi

3  Australia

Manager: Graham Arnold

Goals:

Goals:

Mathew Leckie 6 G
Fran Karačić 38 G
Martin Boyle 57 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Kiran Chemjong (captain)
Defender Gautam Shrestha
Defender Ananta Tamang
Defender/Midfielder Suman Aryal
Defender/Midfielder Rohit Chand
Defender/Midfielder Suman Lama
Midfielder Sunil Bal
Midfielder Arik Bista
Midfielder Bishal Rai
Midfielder Pujan Uperkoti

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne
Defender Miloš Degenek
Defender Connor Metcalfe
Defender Harry Souttar
Defender/Midfielder Aziz Behich
Defender/Midfielder Fran Karačić
Midfielder Ajdin Hrustić
Midfielder Jackson Irvine
Midfielder/Forward Martin Boyle
Midfielder/Forward Mathew Leckie (captain)
Forward Mitch Duke

Substitutions:

Anjan Bista for Sunil Bal 46
Manish Dangi for Nawayug Shrestha 61
Ayush Ghalan for Suman Lama 90
Suraj Jeu Thakuri for Arik Bista 90
Kamal Thapa for Bishal Rai 90

Substitutions:

Jamie Maclaren for Mathew Leckie 62
Nikita Rukavytsya for Mitch Duke 62
Awer Mabil for Martin Boyle 72
Lawrence Thomas for Andrew Redmayne 83
Ruon Tongyik for Ajdin Hrustić 83

Cards:

Rohit Chand 45 R

Cards:

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Deep Karki
Goalkeeper Bishal Sunar
Defender Dinesh Rajbanshi
Midfielder Manish Dangi
Midfielder Ayush Ghalan
Midfielder Santosh Tamang
Midfielder Kamal Thapa
Midfielder/Forward Aashish Lama
Forward Anjan Bista
Forward Abhishek Rijal

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Mat Ryan
Goalkeeper Lawrence Thomas
Defender Rhyan Grant
Defender Ryan McGowan
Defender Trent Sainsbury
Defender Ruon Tongyik
Midfielder James Holland
Midfielder Chris Ikonomidis
Midfielder Awer Mabil
Midfielder Riley McGree
Midfielder/Forward Nikita Rukavytsya
Forward Jamie Maclaren

Comments:

Nepal named 11 of a possible 12 substitutes.