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There we have it - 4-0 to Australia in a terrific performance. Good bye and see you next time.

93' Shot - Yusef - no trouble for Schwarzer.

92' Shot - Wilkshire - shot hits top of the wall.

91' Foul on Sterjovski on the edge of the box.

Three minutes of extra time.

89' Corner - Aust - Holman kicks away free kick.

88' YC - Yusef - late tackle on Culina

87' Aust sub - Emerton off - Jacob Burns on

86' Shot - Siddiq - his free kick is just wide of near post... not a bad try.

84' Qatar sub - Quintana off - Yusef on

Crowd - 34,230

80' Shot - Quintana - how did he miss!!! Best chance for Qatar, but Quintana somehow puts his shot over the bar with nobody in front of him and only 7 mteres out. Sums up Qatar's night really.

Kennedy gets his now customary goal, heading home a Wilkshire cross from 10 metres.

76' Goal - Kennedy

74' Schwarzer takes a cross ahead of Quintana.

69' Aust sub - McDonald off - Brett Holman on

69' Shot - Majid - high and wide from 20 metres.

65' YC - Al Bloushi - terrible tackle on Emerton

65' Corner - Qatar - cleared away by Australia

64' Shot - Quintana is into the wall for a corner.

62' Shot - Kennedy - header is inches wide of top corner from Neill's deft cross into the box.

Great finish by Emerton, with his shot across Aziz from 15 metres on angle. Great lead up work from Kennedy and McDonald.

59' GOAL - Emerton

56' Corner - Aust - quickly taken, Wilkshire's cross is cleared away from Kennedy at far post.

55' Corner - Aust - cleared to Sterjovski, cross back in wins another corner.

51' Shot - Khalfan goes past Neill on edge of the box, but his shot is wide.

46' Shot McDonald - left foot shot from angle is fumbled by keeper but gathered at second attempt.

Qatar get second half underway.

Half time sub - Australia - Chipperfield off - Mile Sterjovski on

Sensational half by Australia with Tim Cahill showing just why he is so important to this team with a hand in both goals including scoring the opneing goal.

Half time - 2-0

45' Majdi Siddiq goes on a positive run, but shot from distance goes well wide and high.

42' Best moment of the match for Qatar with Magid Mohemaed getting in behind defence, but his ball slid across face of goal and away from danger.

39' Shot - Cesar - over the bar from 25 metres.

39' Neill strong clearance in front of Quintana on edge of the box.

36' Shot - Ibrahim Majed is blocked by Cahill.

35' Foul - Neill on Quintana in dangerous position 25 metres out.

33' Corner - after Qatar clear Wilkshire's free kick - dangerous cross and keeper lost, but cleared away.

32' Foul on Chipperfield wide on left in dangerous area.

31' Shot - Cesar - free kick from 35 metres is over the bar.

30' Shot - Quintana - good skill on edge of the box to turn three Australian defenders, shot is comfortably saved by Schwarzer.

28' Corner - after a hint of handball by Qatar - cleared away by Qatar.

23' Shot - Quintana - from 25 yards is way high and wide.

20' Shot - Cahill - just wide - after Kennedy almost got on the end of a poor back pass, keeper slid and blocked ball out to Cahill and his volley was just wide from 25 yards.

Lead up play was brilliant by Australia, stayed patient and strung about 15 passes together, ball played to Cahill in air, he headed to Kennedy, who headed back and as Cahill was about to shoot, was nudged in the back.

17' Obaid - YC

17' GOAL - Emerton - Aziz gets a hand to penalty shot, but too powerful.

16' Penalty - foul on Cahill

13' foul on Cahill

10' Quintana makes a darting run at defence tries to lay off ball Cesar, but Moore stands his ground and Cesar goes down and ball cleared away.

Wilkshire great pass to Carney, who ran into space; he flicked on header to Kennedy who in turn flicked on header to Cahill and he buried shot from 15 yards.


7' Shot - Cahill blocked - terrific one-two between he and Kennedy

7' Wilkshire fouled

4' foul by Mcdonald - shirt pulling

3' ball bouncing around off several players which causes Qatar defence a few nervous moments but eventually cleared.

2' through ball for Quintana who goes down under challenge of Moore but referee allows play to go on.

Already you can see Qatar sitting deep and allowing Australia to come at them

Australia to kick-off and we are underway.

Australia will play two up front with Kennedy and McDonald, who is desperate to get his name on scoresheet for Australia. Tim Cahill and Craig Moore return after eigh-month absence and will be looking for big performances.

The teams are coming out and the rain looks quite light. We are now listening to the national anthems, so we are not far away from kick-off.

The teams have been out at the end of the goals and done their warm-up and we should be underway in just on 10 minutes. It hasn't dimmed the mood of the fans who are now waiting in anticipation of the kick-off.

The match has been delayed for half an hour till an 8.00pm kick-off. The rain has eased slightly and the rollers are out in the goalmouth areas. The crowd still seems in good spirits despite the delay.

The players will get another warm up from 7.45pm.

Referee is Ibrahim Al Ghamdi from Saudi Arabia. They are doing a pitch inspection, although a lot of the puddles has now disappeared, although there is a lot of water on the pitch.

7.15pm - just been informed that a further pitch inspection will be done at 7.20pm. The rain has eased a little, but is still coming down steadily.

7.05pm - Under heavy rain the pitch has filled with puddles and it shows no signs of letting up. The thunder is very loud and its quite amazing scenes. The bottom tiers of the stands are being cleared to get everyone under cover.

6.40pm - It's absolutely pouring with rain here in Brisbane as the predicted thunderstorms have rolled in and pelted Brisbane Stadium. Only a few brave sould are staying in there seats as they look for cover. This could actually play into Australia's hands who will have experienced these conditions in Europe on many occasions.

Team Line-ups:

Australia line-up: Mark Schwarzer (gk); Lucas Neill, Craig Moore, Tim Cahill, Jason Culina, Brett Emerton, Luke Wilkshire, Josh Kennedy, David Carney, Scott Chipperfield, Scott McDonald Subs from: Mile Jedinak, Michael Petkovic (gk), Chris Coyne, Brett Holman, Bruce Djite, Mile Sterjovski, Jacob Burns

Qatar line-up: Abdul Aziz (gk); Ibrahim Majed, Majdi Siddiq, Abdullah Obaid, Saad Al-Shammari (c), Fabio Cesar Montesin, Magid Mohamaed, Mustafa Mohammed, Khalfan Al-Khalfan, Talal Al-Bloushi, Sebastian Quintana

Subs from: Qasem Burhan (gk); Ibrahim Al-Ghanim,Yusef Ahmed, Meshal Mubarak, Abdul Raab, Hamid Ismeil, Younes Rahmati