JACKSON Irvine will hope to pick up his 8th international cap when Australia face Iraq tomorrow afternoon.The Aussies head to Tehran to face Iraq in a 1PM kick off (UK Time) and will be looking to stay unbeaten in their World Cup qualifying campaign.
Jackson Irvine said: “We’ve sort of proven ourselves at that level now and we need to keep pushing. It’s not just about qualifying for World Cups now, we need to do well and progress and go further than any Australian team has before.
"That’s got to be the goal. As difficult as it is, you need to believe that if you keep playing the right way and believing in the system that we have that it will get us to the next level.”
Australia will also face UAE as they look to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. The Socceroos will travel to the Allianz Stadium on Tuesday 28 March, 10AM kick off (UK Time).
Jackson Irvine in Socceroos training this week
On-loan midfielder Lasse Vigen Christensen could also be in action tomorrow as Denmark u21s take on Spain u21s at Stadium Nueva Condomina, 7:30PM kick off (UK Time).
Spain host Denmark in a friendly match ahead of June’s U21s UEFA Championships in Poland. The Danes will play Spain in Murcia on the 23rd of March then play England at home on the 27th in Randers, Denmark.
Christensen captained the Denmark U21s to the top of their Qualification group winning nine games out of ten, drawing one. Lasse currently has 31 u21 caps to his name scoring five goals.
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