LG Socceroos go down To Chile
AUSTRALIA has gone down 2-1 to host nation CHILE, in the first round of matches of the Four Nation Tournament in Valparaiso, Chile. STEVE CORICA leveled the scores at 1-1 in the 15th minute of the game after Chile took the lead at the fifth minute mark, but a late penalty secured the points for the home team. The LG Socceroos also had defender JASO
AUSTRALIA has gone down 2-1 to host nation CHILE, in the first round of matches of the Four Nation Tournament in Valparaiso, Chile. STEVE CORICA leveled the scores at 1-1 in the 15th minute of the game after Chile took the lead at the fifth minute mark, but a late penalty secured the points for the home team. The LG Socceroos also had defender JASON VAN BLERK sent off twenty minutes from full time.
Australia-s next game is against Slovakia, with kick-off at 10.00am Sunday 13th February AEST.
LG SOCCEROOS TEAM LINE-UP Mark Schwarzer, Shaun Murphy, Jason van Blerk, Luke Casserly, Hayden Foxe, Paul Okon (c), Josip Skoko, Craig Foster (Kasey Wehrman 65-), Danny Tiatto (Stephen Laybutt 75-), Steve Corica (Scott Chipperfield 83-), Paul Agostino (David Zdrilic 70-)
Yellow Cards: Paul Okon 30-, Craig Foster 60-, Paul Agostino 70-, Mark Schwarzer 89- Red Card: Jason van Blerk 68- Injuries: Danny Tiatto (swollen achilles)
(Note: the above times are approximate only)
Venue: Valparaiso, Chile Crowd: 12,000 (circa) Note: Details on the Chilean Team unavailable
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