If you're still not fully convinced of the significant difference in quality between AUS and IND, you need look no further than the two countries' teams.
Because none of the Blue Tigers players play outside their home country! Even a veteran of the national ball game like Sunil Chhetri played only three times for a European club in his long career (Sporting B).
Personally, I would positively highlight that Igor Stimuk's team has consistently used this system in at least several international tournaments.
However, it cannot be assumed that this good integration alone can cover up the lack of play compared to the Australians.
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Australia, on the other hand, went to Saudi Arabia as usual with a team full of European legionnaires, which made many members of the AFC association green with envy.
Of course, there will be two local kickers, Connor Metcalfe and Jackson Irvine, who will pull the strings in midfield.
Attack is undoubtedly the only part of the team that will cause them problems in the long run.
AUS aren't well-stocked here anyway, so the loss of regular striker Matthew Leckie to injury has left a void that Mitchell Duke is currently trying to fill.
The 32-year-old striker of Japanese second-division club Machida has netted three times in his last three internationals for the Socceroos, including a dress rehearsal against Bahrain.
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