Australia defeat Netherlands - Live Update
Australia has defeated the Netherlands 2-1 in their friendly international in Eindhoven.
Full time - Netherlands 1 Australia 2
92'+ Schwarzer makes a great save to deny Kuyt from close range, blocking shot away for corner.
84' Jan Vennegor of Hesselink almost scores with his first touch within seconds of coming on, heading wide an inswinging free kick from the left.
84' Dutch sub - Babel off - Jan Vennegor of Hesselink on
79' Aust sub - Kennedy off - Richard Garcia on
77' Aust sub - Culina off - Jacob Burns on
77' Sterjovski shot straight at Timmer
77' Neill just enough to put Babel off shot and balls safely to Schwarzer
76' GOAL to KENNEDY - Great cross from Wilkshire finds Kennedy free in the middle and guides his header perfectly past Henk Timmer.
70' Aust subs - Holman, Coyne off - Bruce Djite, Michael Beauchamp on
69' Kennedy has half chance but shot is saved, with Sterjovski free at far post.
65' Carney ambitious shot from 30 yards out, which goes wide
60' Schwarzer saves a Van der Vaart free kick from just outside the box
Half time subs - Australia - Kewell, Emerton off - Mark Bresciano, Mile Sterjovski on; Netherlands - Van Persie off - Dirk Kuyt on
46'+ Kewell scores from the penalty spot, to give Australia a deserved equaliser
45' Netherlands sub - Huntelaar off - Henk Timmer (gk) on
44' High drama with Stekelenberg (gk) given a red card, after clipping Kennedy in the box, as they went for a bad back pass by Heitinga.
43' Kennedy header over the bar from Carney cross
38' Shot by Lucas Neill is wide from corner.
37' Great chance for Brett Holman, but Maarten Stekelenberg (gk) does just enough at Holman's feet to block shot wide. Deft header by Kewell to give Holman the chance.
29' Rafael van der Vaart has a snap shot from 15 yards that goes over the bar
27' Culina first time shot from 25 yards goes straight to keeper
20' Schwarzer out well to block John Heitinga, who played into box from quick free kick.
10' Australia quick counter from deep in own half, Brett Emerton's cross finds hard-running Jason Culina, whose diving header goes just wide of post
6' GOAL - Klaas Jan Huntelaar - long ball played down left for Ryan Babel, who gets his low cross in from the by-line and Huntelaar clinically finishes from 10 yards with left foot shot past Mark Schwarzer.
Netherlands:1. Maarten Stekelenberg (gk); 2. John Heitinga, 3. Andre Ooijer, 4. Joris Mathijsen, 5. Giovanni van Bronckhorst(c), 6. Mark van Bommel, 7. Robin van Persie, 8. Nigel de Jong, 9. Klaas Jan Huntelaar, 10. Rafael van der Vaart, 11. Ryan Babel Subs from: 12. Demy de Zeeuw, 14. Dirk Kuyt, 15. Tim de Cler, 16. Henk Timmer, 17. Ibrahim Afellay, 18. Jan Vennegor of Hesselink, 19. Khalid Boulahrouz
Australia: 1. Mark Schwarzer (gk); 2. Lucas Neill (c), 5. Jason Culina, 7. Brett Emerton, 8. Luke Wilkshire, 9. Josh Kennedy, 10. Harry Kewell, 11. David Carney, 13. Chris Coyne, 14. Carl Valeri, 16. Brett Holman Subs from:3. Scott Chipperfield, 4. Jade North, 6. Michael Beauchamp, 12. Michael Petkovic (gk), 15. Bruce Djite, 17. Jacob Burns, 20. Richard Garcia, 21. Mile Sterjovski, 23. Mark Bresciano, 24. Shane Steffanuto
We will bring you regular updates of the match action, as both countries prepare for upcoming World Cup qualifiers.
In their last meeting just over two years ago in Rotterdam, the match finished level 1-1, with Tim Cahill cancelling out Ruud van Nistlerooy's early opener.
Vince Grella and Mark Milligan have been ruled out of tonight's match after suffering training injuries.
Match action starts at 4.45am with live coverage of the match on Fox Sports from 4.30am.
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