Matches

23/06/201017 - WeatherClear Night
2:1 (0:0)
  • Tim CAHILL (69')
  • Brett HOLMAN (73')
  • Marko PANTELIC (84')

Summary

Australia win but come up short

Australia hit second-half goals from Tim Cahill and Brett Holman to leap Serbia in the Group D standings, but were still eliminated on goal difference by Ghana.

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Line-ups

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Peter VERBEEK (NED)
(SRB) Radomir ANTIC

Officials

Referee: Jorge Luis LARRIONDA PIETRAFESA (URU)Assistant Referee 1: Pablo Javier FANDINO ABATE (URU)Assistant Referee 2: Mauricio ESPINOSA (URU)Fourth official: Carlos Alberto BATRES GONZALEZ (GUA)Fifth official: Leonel LEAL (CRC)

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Latest Comments:
AlexArisseri
22/02/2011 at 04:25
AlexArisseri (India)
Ausis rocks
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noubkewell
16/12/2010 at 20:43
noubkewell (Australia)
well done Australia i know you have tried your hardest
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aripnurahman
06/07/2010 at 19:17
aripnurahman (Indonesia)
Good for Ausie
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Statistics

12Shots18
5Corner kicks6
3Yellow cards2
0Second yellow card and red card0
0Red Cards0
45%Possession (%)55%
  • Robert Vittek of Slovakia watches the ball under pressure from Domenico Criscito and Giorgio Chiellini of Italy
  • Zdravko Kuzmanovic of Serbia looks dejected
  • Tim Cahill of Australia and Aleksandar Lukovic of Serbia battle for the ball
  • Joshua Kennedy of Australia (9) and Nemanja Vidic of Serbia
  • Dejan Stankovic (L) of Serbia and Marco Bresciano of Australia tussle
  • Joshua Kennedy of Australia and Aleksandar Lukovic of Serbia battle for the ball

"At half-time, I told the boys that we had another 45 minutes to get a result - that it was an all or nothing situation. We needed that extra bit of luck at 2-0, to go up 3-0. The boys were fantastic,"
Pim Verbeek, Australia coach.