Tom Rogic has been ruled out of this game in a bitter blow for the Aussies.
That means former Huddersfield star Aaron Mooy is likely to start alongside Blackpool's Kenny Dougall in the midfield.
Up front, Graham Arnold will have to choose between sticking with
Melbourne Victory's Nicholas D'Agostino or starting with Melbourne
City's Jamie MacLaren.
UAE manager Rodolfo Arruabarrena has no such dilemma and is almost
certain to start the nation's all-time record scorer Ali Mabhkout up
Eisa Khalid has recently dislodged 69-cap Ali Khasif in goal and things are expected to stay this way for the play-off.
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