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India vs Australia AFC Asian Cup 2024- Can India Beat Australia?

India vs Australia AFC Asian Cup 2024: India and Australia have qualified to play the Group Stage of AFC Asian Cup 2024. The first match of both the teams was a 5 match tour in 1938, where India won only 1 match. After that they again faced each other on 1956 where India lost. They last time the played a match with Australia in AFC Asian Cup was in 2011, where they could not score a single goal

Both the countries will face each other after 12 years. Hope India will perform better this time and will create a good winning record with Australia as both the teams are in the same group.

India vs Australia AFC Asian Cup 2024
India vs Australia AFC Asian Cup 2024

Check out all the previous encounters records of India vs Australia.

India vs Australia in 2024

India vs Australia AFC Asian Cup 2024
India vs Australia AFC Asian Cup 2024

Australia and India have been placed in the Group B in the 2024 AFC Asian Cup with Uzbekistan and Syria. Ind vs Aus football match will played on 13 January 2024 at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, AL Rayyan which will also the second match of the season . The match will start at 5 PM (IST). Rumors say that the Australian team will be under the captaincy of Mathew Ryan (Goalkeeper). And India will be under the captaincy of Sunil Chhetri.

Check out the AFC Asian Cup India Schedule 2024 and also match results given below.

AFC Asian Cup India Schedule 2024

DateTimeTeamsVenueWinners
13 Jan5 PMIndia vs AustraliaAhmad Bin Ali Stadium ( AL Rayyan)Australia
18 Jan8 PMIndia vs UzbekistanAhmad Bin Ali Stadium ( AL Rayyan)
23 Jan5 PMIndia vs SyriaAl Bayt Stadium (Al Khor)
Note The time mentioned above is India Standard Time (IST), and dates mentioned are all from 2024.

India vs Australia in 2011

Indian Football Team 2011
Indian Football Team 2011 (Credit- Olympics)

The latest encounter of India and Australia was on 10 December 2011 in the AFC Asian Cup. That day India’s performance was at the worst as they were badly defeated, and India could not score a single goal. The score was 0-4.

In 2011, India was in Group C of the AFC Asian Cup, and it was also their first match of the season. Bhaichung Bhutia was the captain of the team in 2011, and the present captain, Sunil Chhetri, was part of the playing XI, but he was overpowered by the Australian goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer.

That year, India was placed in Group C, including Bahrain, South Korea and Australia. India, due to weak performance, could not cross the group stage as they were in the 4th number.

DateMatchResults
10 December 2011India vs Australia0-4

India vs Australia in 1956

Indian Football Team 1956
Indian Football Team 1956 (Credit- Wikipedia)

India and Australia faced each other on 12 December 1956. That match was dedicated to the Indian Team, as they scored 7 goals, and Australia could only score a single goal. It was a big win for India as, to date, it was the only time when India could defeat Australia with such a huge margin. Sameer Banerjee was the captain of the Indian football team that time.

DateMatchResults
12 December 1956India vs Australia7-1

India vs Australia in 1938

Indian Football Team 1936
Indian Football Team 1938 (Credit- Wikipedia)

India vs Australia football match was first organized in 1938 when Indian Football team travelled to International Destination for the first time to play against another nation. This was also the first time both countries faced each other. The tour had 5 matches, and the results did not favor India as they lost 3 matches, and one was drawn. India lost the inaugural match, they could score 3 goals and Australia scored 5 goals. India’s best match was on 17 September 1938 as they scored 4 goals and Australia scored was 1. The last match was in 1 October 1938 where India again lost to Australia as they scored only 1 goal.

During 1938 the captain of Indian Football Team was Karuna Bhattacharya.

DateMatchResults
3 September 1938India vs Australia3-5
10 September 1938India vs Australia4-4
17 September 1938India vs Australia4-1
24 September 1938India vs Australia4-5
1 October 1938India vs Australia1-3

FAQs about India vs Australia AFC Asian Cup 2024

Has India qualified for AFC Asian Cup 2024?

Yes, India has qualified for the AFC Asian Cup 2023. India has qualified for AFC Asian Cup 5 times (1964, 1984, 2011, 2019 and 2023).

How many AFC Asian Cup India won?

India has never won AFC Asian Cup.

When is the first match of India in AFC Asian Cup 2024?

The first match of India is in 13 January, 2024 at Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, AL Rayyan. The match will be against Australia.

When was the first match India played football match with Australia?

India and Australia played their first football match in 1938. It was a 5 match tour between the two countries. India could win only two matches.

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