Australian friendlies against Uruguay and Argentina

Australia will host South American heavyweights Argentina and Uruguay in June to finish off their preparations for this year's Asian Cup. Australia will play Uruguay at Sydney's Olympic stadium on 2 June in a repeat of their playoff to reach the 2006 World Cup, before facing Argentina at the Melbourne Cricket Ground four days later. Australia, who will also play a friendly against Denmark in London next week, after considered the early favourites to win the Asian Cup.