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SOCCEROOS SHOCKED HONDURAS

Australia vs Honduras
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The 2nd leg of the Intercontinental play-off between Australia(AFC) and Honduras(CONCACAF) had taken place in Stadium Australia, Sydney where Australia defeated Honduras 3-1. Having missed automatic qualification through the group stage Australia had to travel to Honduras where they managed to finish with a valuable 0-0 draw. So today it is a important match for both the team as 31 teams were qualified out of 32 teams so this was the match that they had to win as to enter into the 2018 FIFA World cup.
It is the fourth time in a row that the Socceroos have qualified and they did it the hard way but sealed the deal in emphatic fashion with a 3-1 win.
In the performance of his career Mile Jedinak scored twice from the penalty spot and also took the free kick that led to a deflection off a Honduran defender to clinch a 3-0 victory.
Apart from that he marhsalled his troops with true captain’s authority for the full 90 minutes.It will be remembered as one of the great nights of Australian football.

Honduras pegged one back in the final minute but Australia had already booked their place and are now on their way to Moscow on the back of their 3-1 win. The goal was scored by Alberth Elis.

So, Thats all the qualification round has come to an end and the 32 teams going to clash in the world’s biggest tournament for the glory, on 14th June to 15th july 2018 in Russia.