Live Match Update - Qantas Socceroos v Oman

Relive all the action from the Qantas Socceroos 1-0 win over Oman at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne.

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Score 1-0

FULL TIME - It's all over! Australia has won 1-0 to move equal with Oman at the top of the group thanks to Tim Cahill's 73rd-minute goal. Australia now takes on Oman in Muscat on November 14.

90 min (+2) - Kennedy rises, but can't get his header on target

90 min - We'll have three minutes of extra time here.

89 min - After Hassam Al Hosni is booked, Cahill departs for Mile Jedinak and recieves a standing ovation from the crowd of 20,595.

86 min - Cahill tests out Ali Al Habsi from distance, but the keeper is equal to this one, meanwhile Ahmad Mubarak is replaced by Badr Al Maimani

83 min - Change for Oman, Ismail Al Ajmi off for Hashim Saleh

81 min - Appeals for a penalty in the Omani box. but there is no reaction from the referee

79 min - That's Kewell's shift done. He is replaced by David Carney.

76 min - Culina gets optimistic from around 35 metres out. That one is well wide.

73 min - GOAL - Chipperfield does some great work down the left, puts in a low cross, Kennedy flicks on, Cahill at the far post.......... GOOOOOOOAL. He taps it in to give Australia the lead. That's Cahill's 19th goal from 36 Qantas Socceroos appearances.

71 min - Neill shoots wide from outside the box. About to have our first change. Valeri off for Dario Vidosic.

68 min - Chances have dried up a little here. the midfields are starting to dominate

64 min - Some hard work followed up by a nice cross from Cahill, but it is headed away by the Oman defence

61 min - Too easy for Al Habsi from a free kick. Easy save.

56 min - Kennedy from a corner....... heads it over

55 min - Ismail Al Ajmi tries his hand from range, but this one is just right of the post

53 min - Cahill latches onto Kennedy's header but his snap shot is narrowly wide

52 min - A defensive error from Australia lets Oman in, but the shot is blocked and falls comfortably for Schwarzer

49 min - Luck's a fortune for the visitors. A corner from Wilkshire finds its way to Neill at the far post. His shot hits Al Habsi in the head and rebounds away.

46 min - We are back on! Oman kicks things off for the second half.

HALF TIME - An entertaining, but score-less first half. Australia began well, but to be honest, Oman had probably the best chance of the half when Hassam Al Hosni shot over from close range on 26 minutes. Plenty to think about for Australia at half-time.

45 min + 1 - Kewell rifles a shot just past the left hand post

45 min - Hassam Al Hosni's heads well over after a good Omani build-up. Up the other end, Ali Al Habsi dives at the feet of Kennedy.

40 min - Wilkshire's excellent cross is well met by Kennedy, but the header is straight at Ali Al Habsi

36 min - Ahmed Hadid's free kick sails just over the bar

34 min - Kennedy goes himself this time, but his shot is well wide

33 min - Kennedy sets up Kewell, but the Australian can't get a shot away

29 min - Fawzi Basheer's tame header is no trouble for the Australian keeper

26 min - Another excellent chance for Hassam Al Hosni, but the shot goes well over the bar

23 min - Amad Al Hossani's shot deflects off Schwarzer and into the post. Lucky escape there for Australia!

21 min - Oman is giving as good as it's getting here, winning back-to-back corners, but the home side holds firm

19 min - Cahill's header from a corner just goes over

18 min - Ahmed Hadid has Oman's first shot on target, while Kennedy's close range shot is blocked up the other end

15 min - Hassam Al Hosni wins a free kick, but it's no trouble to the Qantas Socceroos' defence

13 min - Desperate defence from the visitors thwarts Tim Cahill's surge forward

11 min - Amad Al Hossani requires some medical treatment after a foul by Neill

9 min - Emerton's shot blocked by a defender

8 min - Kennedy tests out Ali Al Habsi, but the goalkeeper is equal to his shot

6 min - Australia dominating play at the moment, but unable to create any solid chances

3 min - Kewell's early shot is just tipped over by an Oman defender

0 min - And we're underway, with Australia kicking things off

7.26pm: The teams walk out onto the ground, preparing themselves for the national anthems.

Australia starting XI 1. Mark Schwarzer, 2.Lucas Neill, 3.Craig Moore, 4. Tim Cahill, 5.Jason Culina, 7. Brett Emerton, 8. Luke Wilkshire, 9. Joshua Kennedy, 10. Harry Kewell, 11. Scott Chipperfield, 16. Carl Valeri

Subs: 14. Brett Holman, 20. David Carney, 28. Mile Jedinak, 75. Patrick Kisnorbo, 81. Ante Covic, 101. Dario Vidosic, 112. Rhys Williams

Oman Starting XI: 26. Ali Al Habsi, 2. Mohammad Rabee-a, 5. Mohammed Albalushi, 10. Fawzi Basheer, 12. Ahmad Mubarak, 14. Hassam Al Hosni, 15.Ismail Al Ajmi, 17. Hassan Yousuf, 20. Amad Al Hossani, 21. Ahmed Hadid, 25.Khalifa Ayil

Subs 1. Mohammed Al Hooti, 6, Hussain Ali Farah, 8. Badr Al Maimani, 9.Hashim Saleh. 11. Saad Al Mulkhani, 37. Jaber Al Owaiasi, 99. Qasim Saeed

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