Saudi Arabia vs Japan 6/9/2017
Japan have qualified for the big party in Russia next year, but the other automatic spot will be a straight duel between Saudi Arabia and Australia. The Saudis enter this final round of fixtures level on points with the Socceroos but have a better goal difference, where they are two goals better. Australia face Thailand earlier on Tuesday, so the fate is pretty much in the hands of Bert van Marwijk’s men. Saudi will be pleased to know that Japan are without captain Makoto Hasebe and Shinji Kagawa. Their legion of fans should be even happy to know as well that there won’t be an entry fee for this match, thanks to a nice gesture from the Crown Prince.