Australia won big against less favored opposition, Tajikistan. Australia national team defeated them seven goals to nothing on Thursday.
This is the biggest win on record for the socceroos with Ange Postecoglou as head coach.
Australia would likely be among the favored 12 to qualify to the next round in Asia. The rest include Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Thailand, Iraq, Iran, Uzbekistan, Qatar, North Korea, Syria and UAE with one match day for this round of qualifiers.