Mexico and Australia are utilising the international window to set up a string of friendlies starting with a meeting between the two sides on September 9.
Mexico are building up towards the CONCACAF Nations League quarterfinals in November with clashes against Uzbekistan, Ghana and Germany in the coming weeks, all being played in the USA.
The Socceroos begin their 2026 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign in November and they will face England and New Zealand in London in October.
The Sporting News looks at the key details ahead of this game, including how to watch it across the world, kickoff times and the latest team news.
What time does Mexico vs. Australia kickoff?
This international friendly takes place at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, USA and kicks off on Saturday, September 9 at 9:00 p.m. local time.
Here’s how that time translates across some of the major territories:
|USA||Sat Sep. 9||10:00 p.m. ET|
|Canada||Sat Sep. 9||10:00 p.m. ET|
|UK||Sun Sep. 10||3:00 a.m. BST|
|Australia||Sun Sep. 10||12:00 p.m. AEST|
|India||Sun Sep. 10||7:30 a.m. IST|
|Hong Kong||Sun Sep. 10||10:00 a.m. HKT|
|Malaysia||Sun Sep. 10||10:00 a.m. MYT|
|Singapore||Sun Sep. 10||10:00 a.m. SGT|
|New Zealand||Sun Sep. 10||2:00 p.m. NZDT|
Mexico vs Australia live stream, TV channel
Here’s how to watch this international friendly match across selected areas of the world’s major regions:
|USA||ViX, TUDN USA, Univision NOW, Fubo|
|Australia||10 Play, Paramount+|
USA: This game can be streamed on Fubo in English and TUDN, ViX Univision NOW in Spanish.
Australia: Fans in Australia can stream the match live and on demand via 10 Play and Paramount+.
Mexico vs Australia confirmed lineups
Former Mexico international Jaime Lozano has most of his key stars available ahead of his first match as the permanent head coach of El Tri.
Captain Guillermo Ochoa leads the team in Texas with Hector Herrera and Edson Alvarez called up.
Mexico confirmed lineup (4-3-3, right to left): Ochoa (GK) — Alvarez, Vasquez, Gallardo, Araujo — Pineda, Herrera, Romo — Antuna, Vega, Gimenez
— Mexican National Team (@miseleccionmxEN) September 10, 2023
Aaron Mooy’s international retirement leaves an experience gap in Graham Arnold’s squad with attacking duo Jamie Maclaren and Mathew Leckie out injured. Cameron Burgess makes his Socceroos debut, with Martin Boyle and Mitch Duke leading the line.
Australia confirmed lineup (4-4-2 right to left): Ryan (GK) — Atkinson, Souttar, Rowles, Burgess — Irvine, McGree, Baccus, Metcalfe — Duke, Boyle
???? Here is how the #Socceroos line up against Mexico, which includes an ???????? debut for Cameron Burgess ????
— Subway Socceroos (@Socceroos) September 10, 2023
Mexico vs Australia prediction, odds
Australia have struggled since a strong showing at the 2022 FIFA World Cup with two defeats from three friendlies. In comparison, Mexico sealed the 2023 CONCACAF Gold Cup title in July.
Prediction: Mexico 1-0 Australia
to score Y / N
|Over / Under
|Sports Interaction (Canada)||1.68||3.51||4.52||1.88 / 1.73||1.99 / 1.73|
|BetOnSports (UK)||7/10||5/2||19/5||10/11, 4/5||1/1, 8/11|
|Dafabet (India)||1.69||3.41||4.60||1.95 / 1.75||2.04 / 1.69|
|Unibet (Australia)||1.80||3.70||4.45||2.00 / 1.74||2.12 / 1.67|