AFC U23 Championship 2020: Australia vs Syria live stream, updates, when and where to watch

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Australia will take on Syria in the quarterfinal of the 2020 AFC U23 Championship at the Rajamangala National Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand on Saturday.

Australia finished top of Group A after win over Thailand and draws against both Iraq and Bahrain while Syria were the runners-up in Group B behind group toppers Saudi Arabia.

Top two teams from each group progressed to the knockout stages of the fourth edition of the continental tournament. The semifinals are to be played on January 22 while the final will take place at the Rajamangala National Stadium in Bangkok on January 26.

When to watch?

The AFC U23 Championship 2020 match between Australia and Syria will take place on January 18, 2020 and kicks off at 9:15 PM HKT.

The Rajamangala National Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand will play host to the game.

Where to watch?

Viewers from the Southeast Asia (Malaysia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Timor-Leste, Laos, Singapore, Vietnam, Brunei Darussalam, Myanmar and Thailand) can tune into the FOX Sports Asia Network to watch the AFC U23 Championship 2020 action.

You can also follow LIVE updates from the continental championship via our Matchday Blog on FOXSportsAsia.com.

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Hello and welcome to the LIVE coverage of the AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020. We have Australia taking on Syria in the second quarterfinal of the competition and the kick off is at 9.15 PM HKT.

Australia Starting 11: Tom Glover (Goalkeeper), Alex Gersbach, Dylan Ryan, Tass Mourdoukoutas, Thomas Deng, Ramy Najjarine, Zach Duncan, Reno Piscopo, Keanu Baccus, Daniel Bouman, Nicholas D’Agostino

Syria Starting 11: Mohamad Yazan Ourabi (Goalkeeper), Yousef Al Hamwi, Yosief Mohammad, Fares Arnaout, Khaled Kurdaghli, Kamel Hmeisheh, Kamel Koaeh, Mohamad Albarri,  Zeid Ghrir, Simon Amin, Abd Al Rahman Barakat

Kick off coming up in a moment as the teams have made their way into the pitch at the Rajamangala National Stadium. 

1′ – KICK OFF!

3′ – Chance for Australia as Ramy Najjarine’s left-foot strike from distance flies wide of the goal.

9′ – Australia with a chance as Alex Gersbach fires a shot across the goal.

10′ – SYRIA DENIED! Mohamad Albarri gets behind the Australian defence and has just the goalkeeper to beat. But Tom Glover pulls off a brilliant save to keep the scores level.

30′ – Half an hour played and it is AUSTRALIA 0, SYRIA 0.

HALF TIME: AUSTRALIA 0-0 SYRIA! 

Chances have been far and few between in this quarterfinal tie between the Olyroos and Syria. It remains goalless in Bangkok.

46′ – SECOND HALF UNDERWAY!

60′ – That was close for Syria!

75′ – 15 minutes to go and still no goals to tell you about.

90′ – Five minutes added on!

END OF 90 MINUTES: AUSTRALIA 0-0 SYRIA! 

Nothing to separate the two sides in 90 minutes. Extra time beckons.

91′ – FIRST HALF OF EXTRA TIME BEGINS!

91′ – Chance for Australia as Reno Piscopo plays Trent Buhagiar through on goal and he has to denied by a save from Syria goalkeeper Mohamad Yazan Ourabi who was quick off his line.

102′ – GOAL! AUSTRALIA 1-0 Syria! 

Substitute Al Hassan Toure breaks free of the Syrian defence and produces a cool finish past the onrushing goalkeeper to give the Olyroos a 1-0 lead in the extra time.

HALF TIME IN EXTRA TIME: AUSTRALIA 1-0 SYRIA!

106′ – SECOND HALF OF EXTRA TIME BEGINS!

FULL TIME: AUSTRALIA 1-0 SYRIA!

Australia are through to the semifinals of the AFC U23 Championship Thailand 2020 after a win against Syria.

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