Tuesday cover: UAE and Australia ready to rumble in Abu Dhabi

Omar Abdulrahman of UAE and Massimo Luongo of Australia share the cover of The National's sport section for the Tuesday, September 6 issue.

Omar Abdulrahman of UAE and Massimo Luongo of Australia share the cover of The National’s sport section for the Tuesday, September 6 issue.

The two will meet when their teams contest a 2018 World Cup qualifying match at the Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium tonight in the capital. The Emiratis are already buzzing after their 2-1 shock win in Japan last week, and out to consolidate their gains – a victory would put them in a commanding early position to punch a ticket to Russia 2018.

John McAuley outlines the four keys for the UAE to beat Australia.

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Published: September 6, 2016 04:00 AM

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