International Friendly Preview: England vs Australia Prediction, Preview, and Odds (Oct 13)
- England compete in friendly action on Friday, as Australia travel to Wembley
- Three Lions have won four of the seven previous meetings between the rivals
Gareth Southgate’s England side will be looking to maintain their excellent recent run of form when they are in friendly action on Friday against Australia. The visitors have won just once against the Three Lions in seven attempts, with their only success coming in February 2003.
How To Watch
- When: Friday, October 13, 2023, at 3:00 p.m ET
- Where: Wembley Stadium, London, England
- How To Watch: ESPN
England have been one of the standout nations throughout EURO qualification to this point, and the Three Lions look on course to secure their passage through to the major tournament next week. Gareth Southgate’s side are unbeaten this calendar year since exiting the World Cup at the quarterfinal stage against France in Qatar.
England was in excellent form last month, as they landed a famous 3-1 away win against Scotland. Jude Bellingham was once again one of the standout players in that match, as he scored the second goal after Phil Foden’s opener. Harry Kane also continued his excellent form this term by netting the third in the 81st minute.
Australia enjoyed a solid 2022 World Cup, as they defied expectations to reach the round of 16 before falling to eventual winners Argentina. Since that defeat, the Aussies have won just once in four international matches, and they have gone two without a victory.
They were most recently in action last month, as they played out a thrilling 2-2 draw against Mexico on the road. However, Australia should have won that clash in North America, as they found themselves 2-0 up after the hour mark after efforts from Harry Souttar and Martin Boyle. Defensively, there remains questions ahead of this international friendly.
England vs Australia Prediction
England’s record in recent years has been excellent, and we expect a much-changed Three Lions side to encounter few issues against Australia this weekend. Therefore, it could be worth siding with England on the spread.