Honduras 0-0 Australia: The Socceroos Benefit

Australia managed to hold the home draw, Honduras in the first leg of 2018 Intercontinental 2018 World Cup play-offs.

These results make Australia benefit because in the second leg will play in front of the public itself.

Honduras vs Australia
Australia successfully held the host draw, Honduras with a score of 0-0 at the Stadio Olimpico Metropolitano on Saturday (11/11/17). The draw is certainly an advantage for The Socceroos.

Because the second leg later Tim Cahill et al will play in public itself, at the Stadio Olimpic Sydney, Wednesday (15/11/17). They only need one goal to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

In this dead live match, both teams played fiercely from the beginning. Honduras immediately opened the opportunity in the first minute through a wing scheme carried out by Antony Lozano. But unfortunately, bait pull Honduras players successfully driven by the Australian defender ranks.

Do not want to be depressed, The Socceroos try to attack. They were able to have a golden opportunity through Sainsbury, but his measured shot was thwarted the opponent's goalkeeper.

Honduras continue to be depressed, Australia again got a chance from Juric who is already one on one with the opponent goalkeeper. However, his shot still deviated on the right side of the goal Honduras.


Attempts host to build attacks often fail. The strength of Australia's defense has left the line-up of Honduran attackers frustrated. 0-0 score did not change until halftime.

In the second half, Australia almost breaking into the goal of Honduras in the 50th minute. Starting from a corner kick, Australian players are able to provide a pull bait by bouncing the ball down. Unfortunately, this ball successfully driven Escober goalkeeper.

Throughout the two teams both teams often buy and sell attacks. However, because of the lack of good settlement to make both have to settle for a 0-0 draw until the fight was over.

Team Composition of Both Teams:

Australia: Mat Ryan; Trent Sainsbury, Bailey Wright, Mat Jurman; Josh Risdon, Mile Jedinak, Jackson Irvine, Aziz Behich; Aaron Mooy, Massimo Luongo; Tomi Juric

Honduras: Donis Escober, Henry Figueroa, Jhonny Palacios, Bryan Beckeles, Emilio Izaguirre, Jorge Claros, Alfredo Mejia, Alex Lopez, Anthony Lozano, Romell Quioto, Ovidio Lanza.
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