Australia came from a goal behind to secure a 2-1 friendly victory over regional rivals Korea Republic, with defender Robert Cornthwaite claiming the late winner for the visitors.
Nikita Rukavytsya scored the only goal of the game as Hertha Berlin brought an end to their run of 12 matches without a win by beating Werder Bremen 1-0 at home.
Striker Nikita Rukavytsya and uncapped goalkeeper Mitch Langerak, both German-based, are the only two names in the Australia squad for the upcoming match against Germany that didn't feature at the recent AFC Asian Cup.
Opportunity knocks for Asia and Oceania nations to build further on their breakthrough achievements at the 2010 FIFA World Cup™.
Australia coach Pim Verbeek has explained why Harry Kewell, who is struggling with injury, made his provisional squad for South Africa 2010.
Australian striker Nikita Rukavytsya has signed for Dutch side Twente after being released by A-League outfit Perth Glory.