Aziz Behich says home support and the teams' belief in Ange Postecoglou's attacking philosophy were key to Australia's 4-1 Asian Cup win over Kuwait.
Head coach Ange Postecoglou was disappointed at the goal his Australia side conceded, but happy overall with their 4-1 Asian Cup win against Kuwait.
Veteran forward Tim Cahill put hosts Australia on the way to a deserved 4-1 win over Kuwait in their Asian Cup opener in Melbourne.
Australia believe their preparations for the Asian Cup have been spot-on as they count down to their first Group A clash with Kuwait on Friday.
A good victory in their opening Group A clash at the Asian Cup is vital for Australia, says keeper Mitch Langerak.
Beating Kuwait in their 2015 Asian Cup opener will be key to their chances of lifting the trophy for the first time, says Australia coach Ange Postecoglou.
Adelaide United midfielder Ryan Kitto netted the only goal of the game as Australia began their AFC Under-22 championship bid with a win over Kuwait in Oman.