Live Match Update - Australia v Uzbekistan

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Full time: Australia 2-0

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Full time: 2-0

94' YC - Djeparov

94' Heartbreak for Uzbekistan, goal bu Soliev ruled out for offside. Schwarzer made a great save from Djeparov's shot.

93' Shot - Holman tries ambitious shot on half volley which he slices well wide.

91' Shot - Kapadze skies shot over the bar.

4 minutes of injury time

88' Holman and Bresciano try a couple of nice one-two's but Holman's ball into box is cut out with Bresciano in clear.

87' Uzbek corner - played short and Djeparov swings in cross, which Neill doesn't clear properly, but is eventually cleared.

83' Uzbek corner - Schwarzer takes comfortably.

82' Aust sub - Valeri off - Mile Jedinak on

Games gone a bit quiet with Australia content to play the ball around and not take too many risks.

75' Uzb sub - Karimov off - Tuhtahujaev

75' Aust sub - Kewell off - Holman on

Crowd: 57,292

73' Goal - Kewell slots home with powerful shot.

Karimov is down injured which delaying the penalty.

71' Penalty to Australia - Garcia is shouldered off the ball by Karimov after winning the ball in the box.

Game is held as Odil Ahmedov is treated after going down in a challenge.

It was coming and Kennedy heads home powerfully from Bresciano's terrific cross.

66' Gooooooooooooooooooooooal - Kennedy

66' Free kick - Bresciano's free kick into wall.

65' Uzb sub - Ibragimov off - Haydarov

65' Foul - on Kewell 30 metres out.

Australia starting to dominate

61' Header - Beauchamp glances across the face of goal

60' Aust sub - McDonald off - Kennedy on

59' Shot - Culina - from 20 yards, brilliantly tipped over the bar by Nesterov. That had goal written all over it.

58' Uzb sub - Tadjivev off - Soliev on

57' Cross by Bresciano to back post, Neill can't direct header goalwards.

57' Corner - Australia - good work by Bresciano to win corner.

55' Australia corner - its first of the match. Comes to nothing with Bresciano fouling Djeparov.

54' Shot - Tadjivev - cracking shot from edge of box slices wide, much to Schwarzer's relief

53' Shot - Kewell - great play down the right, releases Garcia, cross to the back post finds Kewell, but volley is blocked.

49' YC - Neill

48' Djeparov tries a through ball for Ibragimov, but Schwarzer out well.

47' Nice run by Garcia, beats a couple of Uzbekistan defenders, cross though is cleared away.

Uzbekistan get the second half underway.

Half time - 0-0

45' 1 minute of added time.

44' Free kick - dangerous ball into the box by Wilkshire, Chipperfield with time at box post tries to hook ball back into the middle but out for a goal kick.

42' YC - Wilkshire - he is out of the next game.

42' Foul - Wilkshire on Jurayev

39' Uzbekistan corner - 1st of the game - Djeparov cross gives Schwarzer a small scare at the near post.

37' Free kick - by Djeparov is safely held by Schwarzer, but ocne again it's a dangerous ball.

35' Shot - Culina - tries a volley from 25 metres, but not enough power to trouble Nesterov

31' Djeparov free kick is cleared well by Chipperfield, but was a terrific ball into the box.

31' Foul - Beauchamp on Kapadze in dangerous position.

27' Foul - Valeri on Djeparov

25' YC - Jurayev

25' Foul - Jurayev on Garcia

23' Shot - Valeri first time volley under pressure goes high and wide.

21' Foul - Valeri on Tadjivev

20' Header - Kewell - half chance that goes over top of goal, but never really a chance from 15 metres out.

18' Foul - Beauchamp on Tadjivev

16' Shot - Bresciano - oh no he hit his shot straight at the keeper. He is through with only keeper to beat and he has hit it straight at him with acres of space either side of him. Should have been opening goal to Australia.

14' Chipperfield is poor after being played in behind by McDonald, ball cleared away.

13' Shot - Djeparov tries to curl one but is blocked by Beauchamp. Uzbekistan looking the better side at the moment, especially in attack.

9' Shot - Tadjivev - races onto terrific through ball, but his shot across Schwarzer goes just wide of far post. That was close.

8' Bad ball out from back sees Uzbekistan with a chance but Kapadze mishits shot and Culina aboe to clear

7' Cross by Wilkshire cleared away safely by Uzbekistan and then Kewell fouls opponent.

6' Foul on Wilkshire wide on right.

Australia prepared to play it around patiently

4' Shot - McDonald - low shot but straight to keeper. Nice build up.

Given the rain we've had here, the pitch is in terrific condition.

15 sec' - Foul by Valeri

It's Australia to kick-off.

We are just minutes from kick-off. The teams are coming out onto the field to a wet but appreciative crowd.

It's bucketing down with rain here at Stadium Australia, which you would think would favour Australia, given they play in these conditions a lot in Europe.

Team News:

Richard Garcia gets his first for the Socceroos, with Tim Cahill starting from the bench. Pim Verbeek obviously concerned a little about Cahill effectiveness over the 90 minutes. It's a big game for Garcia, who could really stake a claim in this huge game. Michael Beauchamp start alongside Lucas Neill, while it looks like Scott McDonald will start alone up front.

For Uzbekistan, Server Djeparov takes his place in the side after recovering from injury that forced him off at half time against Qatar last Saturday. Hat-trick hero Farhod Tadjivev also takes his place in the side, despite picking up a hamstring strain on Saturday.

Team Line-ups:


1. Mark Schwarzer, 2. Lucas Neill, 5. Jason Culina, 6. Michael Beauchamp, 8. Luke Wilkshire, 10. Harry Kewell, 13. Richard Garcia, 11. Scott Chipperfield, 15. Carl Valeri, 17. Scott McDonald, 18. Mark Bresciano Subs from: 12. Michael Petkovic, 4. Tim Cahill, 7. Mile Jedinak, 9. Josh Kennedy, 14. Brett Holman, 15. Jade North

Uzbekistan: 12. Ignatiy Nesterov (GK), 2. Anvar Gafurov, 3. Hayrulla Karimov, 4. Aziz Ibragimov, 5. Islom Tuhtahujaev, 6. Jasur Hasanov, 8. Server Djeparov, 9. Odil Ahmedov, 10. Farhod Tadjiyev, 13. Sakhob Jurayev, 18. Timur Kapadze Subs from: 1. Temur Juraev (GK), 7. Azizbek Haydarov, 11. Anvarjon Soliev, 14. Vitali Denisov, 15. Islom Tuhtahujaev, 16 Ilhomson Suyonov, 17. Shakhboz Erkinov