Australia are 90 minutes from at place at the World Cup finals after thrashing Jordan 4-0 in Melbourne.
Australia captain Lucas Neill insists his side cannot take Jordan lightly in their World Cup qualifier in Melbourne on Tuesday evening.
Japan became the first nation to book their place at next year's World Cup finals on Tuesday thanks to Keisuke Honda's injury time penalty.
Yuto Nagatomo and Keisuke Honda have returned to the Japan squad to face Australia on June 4 after recovering from injury.
Socceroos coach Holger Osieck has recalled towering forward Josh Kennedy for the crunch June World Cup qualifiers against Japan, Jordan and Iraq.
Former Japan captain Tsuneyasu Miyatomo believes his nation can win the World Cup within the next 20 years, and predicts the Samurai Blue will qualify for the quarter-finals of next year's tournament in Brazil.
A candidate running for the role as president of the Asian Football Confederation has hit out at claims that he colluded in a crackdown on human rights abuses in Bahrain.
Australia coach Holger Osieck is a man under pressure, the chief of the country's Football Federation (FFA) has said.
David Gallop says Holgier Osieck understands that he's under immense pressure to guide Australia to the 2014 World Cup.
Australia and Oman played out a 2-2 draw in Sydney on Tuesday evening, with Aston Villa striker Brett Holman salvaging a point for the home side five minutes from time.