Tim Cahill. Photo: Reuters
Team Australia house beat Syria (2:1 D. V.) in the second match of the 4th qualifying tournament of the world championship 2018.
The first meeting between these teams, held on 5 October, ended in a draw (1:1).
The Australians advanced to the next round of selection through the double Tim Cahill, for which these goals were the 49th and 50th, respectively.
We will remind, now the Australians will play in the Intercontinental play-offs with the 4th North American team selection.
A rival team of Ange Postecoglou will be one of these three teams – USA, Panama or Honduras. Games will be held in the period from 6 to 14 November.
The world Cup
Australia – Syria – 2:1 D. V. (1:1, 0:0, 1:0)
Goals: Al-Soma, 6 (0:1). Cahill, 13 (1:1). Cahill, 109 (2:1).
Australia: Ryan, Sainsbury, Degener, German, Leckie, Milligan, Rogic (Juric, 96), Cruz, Troisi (Mitten, 73), Smith (MUI, 11), Cahill.
Syria: Alma, Youssef Al-Midani Al-Baur, Ajahn, Al-Mavas Hajj Mohamad, Mido (Gambia, 75), Al-Jaffal (Al-Khatib, 60), Al-Soma, Mardikian (Omari, 90+1).
Warning: Leckie, 25. Milligan, 42. Mardikian, 48. Al-Mavas 79. Gambia, 88. Juric, 120.
Destruction: Al-Mavas 94.
Referee: Irmatov (Uzbekistan).
10 Oct. Sydney. Olympic stadium.