After a long passing effort that went down to a punishment shootout, the Socceroos will play at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

While the group might have qualified, not many players are totally protected in a crew that staggered through qualifying.

Mentor Graham Arnold has tried to offer more youthful players chances lately and anxious to compel into the World Cup group.

However a few names are sure to be picked in view of involvement and quality, others aren't all that guaranteed.

Not at all like in past World Cups, the Socceroos will actually want to name a 26-man crew for the 2022 competition in Qatar.

Goalkeepers (3): Maty Ryan, Andrew Redmayne, Mitch Langerak.

Protectors (8): Trent Sainsbury, Milos Degenek, Kye Rowles, Bailey Wright, Nathaniel Atkinson, Fran Karacic, Aziz Behich, Jason Davidson.

Midfielders (8): Aaron Mooy, Jackson Irvine, Ajdin Hrustic, Riley McGree, Denis Genreau, Cameron Devlin, Jake Brimmer, Connor Metcalfe.

Advances (7): Jamie Maclaren, Mathew Leckie, Awer Mabil, Martin Boyle, Mitchell Duke, Adam Taggart, Jason Cummings.

In objective for Australia, Maty Ryan is the undisputed best option and is playing in the UEFA Champions Association with Copenhagen.

Arnold will probably select experience with regards to back-up choices with Andrew Redmayne expected to be compensated for his shooutout heroics against Peru.

Mitch Langerak has emerged from global retirement and will be difficult to forget about.

The Socceroos' protective choices with Arnold consistently dabbling with the make-up of his back four throughout the course of recent years.