The Socceroos will confront more challenges than they should have to in Tuesday night's World Cup qualifier with the United Arab Emirates.
Home advantage won't count for as much as coach Ange Postecoglou would like.
Postecoglou's squad trained on the Allianz Stadium pitch on Monday afternoon and privately believe it falls short of international standard.
That's bad news for Australia's pass-and-move style which is reliant on a good pitch.
The Socceroos also fear they won't enjoy the sort of frenzied...