While the excitement surrounding the Danes - who were tipped as dark horses in some circles – has died down somewhat, they still represent a difficult challenge.
Goals may have been a problem but the Euro 2020 semi-finalists boast huge talent and need to win themselves.
Certainly, this has all the makings of an enthralling group game.
Here’s everything you need to know...
Date, kick-off time and venue
The World Cup group stage game is scheduled for a 3pm GMT kick-off time today, Wednesday November 30, 2022.
The Al Janoub Stadium in Al-Wakrah will host.
Where to watch Australia vs Denmark
TV channel: In the UK, the match will be televised free-to-air and live on BBC Two, with coverage beginning at 2.45pm.
Live stream: Fans can also catch the game live online via the BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport website.
Live blog: You can follow all the action on matchday via Standard Sport’s live blog.
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Australia vs Denmark team news
Mitchell Duke will lead the Socceroos line once more, with Aaron Mooy key again following his excellent performance against Tunisia.
Martin Boyle (knee) remains out.
For Denmark, Thomas Delaney has been forced out of the tournament due to injury and the need for goals could see Martin Braithwaite and Kasper Dolberg paired up front.
Australia vs Denmark prediction
While Denmark will surely be favourites, Australia’s impressive defensive display looks like the worst possible match-up for a team who struggle to score.
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Head to head (h2h) history and results
Australia wins: 1
Denmark wins: 2
Australia vs Denmark latest odds
Australia to win: 11/2
Denmark to win: 1/2
Odds via Paddy Power and subject to change.