Check out some key facts and figures after Australia’s 2-1 win over Thailand on Tuesday night in their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier in Melbourne.
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►The positive result means the Caltex Socceroos have stretched their unbeaten run in home FIFA World Cup Qualifiers to 20 games (W17, D3). Australia’s last loss on home soil in a FIFA WCQ was against China in 2008.
►The Caltex Socceroos blasted 21 shots off target against Thailand, the most of any team in a single game in the current round AFC World Cup Qualification.
►Caltex Socceroos midfielder Aaron Mooy made 118 passes; not only was this the most of any player in the match, but it was more than any other player had managed in a single game in this stage thus far.
►Four of the Caltex Socceroos’ last nine World Cup Qualification goals scored on home soil have been scored by striker Tomi Juric.
►Thailand found the back of the net away from home for the first time in 2017 after being held goalless against both Japan and Uzbekistan earlier in the year.
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