Australia v Syria, 10 October 2017

Score2-1 to Australia
RefereeRavshan Irmatov
CompetitionFIFA World Cup AFC Asian qualifier
VenueANZ Stadium, Sydney
Neither side impressed in regulation time. The referee was substituted at the start of extra time and shortly thereafter awarded al Mawas a second yellow card after Kruse went down. Tim Cahill finally scored a second for Australia against Syria's 10 men in the second half of extra time, putting Australia through to a play-off for a place in the World Cup finals.

2  Australia

Manager: Ange Postecoglou

1  Syria

Manager: Ayman Hakeem

Goals:

Tim Cahill 13 G
Tim Cahill 109 G

Goals:

Omar Al Somah 6 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Mathew Ryan
Defender Miloš Degenek
Defender Matthew Jurman
Defender Trent Sainsbury
Defender Brad Smith
Defender/Midfielder Mark Milligan
Midfielder Tom Rogić
Midfielder James Troisi
Midfielder/Forward Tim Cahill (captain)
Midfielder/Forward Robbie Kruse
Midfielder/Forward Mathew Leckie

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Ibrahim Alma
Defender Moayad Al Ajan
Defender Jehad Al Baour
Midfielder Oday Al Jafal
Midfielder Mahmoud Al Mawas
Midfielder Zaher Al Midani (captain)
Midfielder Tamer Haj Mohamad
Midfielder Hamid Mido
Midfielder Fahd Youssef
Forward Omar Al Somah

Substitutions:

Aaron Mooy for Brad Smith 11
Nikita Rukavytsya for James Troisi 73
Tomi Jurić for Tom Rogić 96

Substitutions:

Firas Al Khatib for Oday Al Jafal 60
Israa Hamwiah for Hamid Mido 75
Osama Omari for Mardik Mardikian 90

Cards:

Mathew Leckie 25 Y
Mark Milligan 42 Y
Tomi Jurić 120 Y

Cards:

Mardik Mardikian 48 Y
Mahmoud Al Mawas 79 Y
Israa Hamwiah 88 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Mark Birighitti
Goalkeeper Mitchell Langerak
Defender Ryan McGowan
Defender Josh Risdon
Defender/Midfielder Aziz Behich
Defender/Midfielder Craig Goodwin
Midfielder Mustafa Amini
Midfielder Jackson Irvine
Midfielder Massimo Luongo
Midfielder/Forward Aaron Mooy
Forward Tomi Jurić

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Mahmoud Al Youssef
Goalkeeper Ahmad Madania
Defender Alaa Al Shbli
Defender/Midfielder Amro Jenyat
Defender/Midfielder Gabriel Somi
Midfielder Israa Hamwiah
Midfielder Youssef Kalfa
Midfielder Osama Omari
Forward Firas Al Khatib