Australia to face Serbia again
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Australia will host Serbia in Melbourne on 7 June, Football Federation Australia confirmed today.

It will be the second time the Socceroos have met Serbia after Australia won their group match 2-1 at last year's FIFA World Cup™ in South Africa.

Serbia is currently 16th in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, with Australia in 20th position.

"We all saw how Serbia played at last year’s World Cup," said Australia coach Holger Osieck. "They are a very decent team, have a good standing in Europe with excellent players playing in top leagues. This is definitely an opportunity for us to see where we are at.

“Our last match against Germany was very positive and we will be looking to keep and improve on that, standard in the coming months. For us, every match we play in the lead up to September is very important to make sure we are fully prepared for the qualification campaign."