Posts Tagged ‘ australia ’

Japan 1-0 Australia: late extra time winner

January 30, 2011
Japan 1-0 Australia: late extra time winner

Tadanari Lee scored a superb volley – his first ever international goal – to win the 2011 Asian Cup.
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Australia 6-0 Uzbekistan: Australian counter-attacking tears apart terrible Uzbekistan defence

January 26, 2011

Australia were excellent early on, before a crazy second half saw Uzbekistan collapse completely.
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Germany 4-0 Australia: Germany excellent, but quality exaggerated by poor Australian tactics

June 14, 2010
Germany 4-0 Australia: Germany excellent, but quality exaggerated by poor Australian tactics

We’ve now seen half of the 32 teams that will be contesting this tournament, and whilst we haven’t yet sampled the three most exciting sides – Holland, Brazil and Spain – it is undeniable that Germany have been by far the most impressive so far.
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A defensive-minded 4-2-3-1 for Australia

June 7, 2010
A defensive-minded 4-2-3-1 for Australia

Australia got to the first round in their first World Cup, the second round in their second World Cup, so is a quarter-final spot the natural outcome for their third World Cup?
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Teams of the Decade, #18: Australia, 2006

January 19, 2010
Teams of the Decade, #18: Australia, 2006

It’s fair to say that Guus Hiddink could have had three sides in this list – his 2002 venture to the World Cup semi-finals with South Korea was probably his best achievement of the decade; his 2008 Russia side was probably his best team of the decade.
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