The Westfield Matildas will play on home soil again after it was announced on Wednesday they’ll take on Thailand in Perth in March.
The clash – at nib Stadium on March 26 – will provide a crucial hitout for Alen Stajcic’s side ahead of their AFC Women’s Asian Cup campaign the following month.
He’s a brief history of our record against Thailand.
Westfield Matildas v Thailand
Australia has faced Thailand four times in their history, with the very first meeting coming way back in 1988.
And it’s been nothing but success for the Westfield Matildas, winning all four clashes between the two countries.
The green and gold have dominated, scoring 15 goals in those four matches and conceding just one.
The two sides have met just once in Australia, 12 years ago in the Women’s Cup in Adelaide.
It’s a match current Westfield Matildas attacker Lisa De Vanna will remember fondly, finding the net in a 5-0 drubbing at Marden Sports Complex to send the Aussies into the semi-finals.
The most recent meeting was seven years ago in a qualifier for the London Olympics.
Michelle Heyman scored her first two international goals in the clash, a comfortable 5-1 win for the Westfield Matildas in Jinan.
Previous results v Thailand
03‐06‐88: at International Women's Tournament in Jiangmen - Won 3–0
24‐07‐06: at Women’s Cup in Adelaide ‐ Won 5–0
09‐10‐08: at ASEAN Championship in Ho Chi Minh City - Won 2–0
03‐09‐11: an Olympics Qualifier in Jinan - Won 5–1