Live Match Updates - Socceroos v Ghana

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Australia 1-0

That's it from here, catch us again next week for the start of the World Cup qualifiers.

Mile Sterjovski's theunderbolt less than a minute into the second half has sealed a good win for the Socceroos.

Full time - Australia wins 1-0

94' Shot - Agogo - saved - last chance of the match, ball takes a wicked bounce to Schwarzer, but he saves

92' Shot - Haminu - saved - great stop by Schwarzer to deny Haminu whose cheeky backheel was goal bound.

Anywhere will do for the Aussies now, oh Jedinak is nearly through

Crowd - 29,910

89' Shot - Addo - saved by Schwarzer

89' On counter Bridge has opportunity to strike, but completely misses ball.

87' RC - Sterjovski - is sensationally sent off for second yellow card, which was a foul but looked relatively tame.

Mexican wave is going round.

Ghana has under Australia under pressure as they search for an equaliser. There are seven players from Hyundai A-League on the pitch at the moment, so good test for them.

81' Schwarzer out of area to block ball through.

80' Shot - Kingston (GHA) - just wide

79' Aust sub - Jacob Burns & David Carney off - James Holland & Nikolai Topor-Stanley on

76' Corner - Ghana - punched clear by Schwarzer

76' Corner - Ghana - cleared

74' Aust sub - Kewell off - Mark Bridge on

73' North just does enough to get a header on cross that could quite easily have been put away for equaliser.

72' Sterjovski breaks clear, but cross is poor and easily cut out.

71' Good play down left, but Kewell's cross is easily taken by Owu.

Spiranovic debut for senior national team, after having played at all other levels.

65' Australia sub - Adam Griffiths & Troisi off - Matt Spiranovic & Danny Allsopp on 65' Ghana sub - Buabeng off - Derick Asamoah on

63' Shot - Buabeng - saved by Schwarzer

61' Corner - Ghana - Schwarzer takes comfortably

57' Shot - Badu - wide after quick counter attack nearly found Australia out

57' Corner - Australia

53' Carney makes good run into box, but his cutback pass for Troisi misses the mark

50' Ghana sub - Amamoo off - George Owu on

50' YC - Panstil - late tackle on Troisi

Sterjovski dispossessed Ghanian defender, strode forward and unleashed a powerful shot that gave Amamoo no chance.

46' GOAL - Stejovski

Ghana get us underway

The teams are back out for the second half. Funnily they are playing the Ghanaian national anthem now, as it wasn't played before the game because of a technical fault. Crowd gives them a huge applause.

Half time - 0-0

45' Shot - Kingston - miss high from 25 metres

38' Schwarzer out to block Agogo on edge of the box

38' Shot - Kewell - low clearance by Amamoo and Kewell tries first time lob that hits the top of the goal.

37' Shot - Agogo - saved by keeper - great counter by Ghana, Haminu sets up Agogo but low is straight to Schwarzer.

35' Shot - Haminu - miss that well lets just say it didn't go close.

33' Shot - Harrison (GHA) - miss well over top from 25 metres

31' Corner - Australia - Griffiths header richotet's to keeper

30' Shot - Kewell - blocked

28' YC - Sterjovski - foul from behind on Harrison

27' North great ball over the top for J. Griffiths, cross though is intercepted.

26' Shot - Kewell - blocked

25' Shot - Kingston (GHA) - saved by Schwarzer

21' Shot - Sterjovski - great strike on the volley from edge of the penalty area straight to Amamoo

17' Carney cross, Amamoo comes out and drops initially and takes on the second grab

16' Offside - Agogo, although only just and he was through on goal.

14' Shot - Burns - miss. Kewell nods header down to Troisi, who lays back to Burns and his volley is high and wide from 25 metres.

12' Foul - by Kewell

9' long ball by Adam Griffiths finds his brother Joel in the penalty box, but his cross into the middle, while dangerous is harmless for the Ghana.

8' free kick - Australia - foul on Sterjovski 25 metres out

7' Offside - Griffiths

Ghanaians looking good on the ball.

6' Risky backpass by North to Schwarzer, but he clears to safety.

34 sec's Australia break through Carney and Kewell, but Kewell's pass for Carney is overhit, although a rebound almost falls Griffiths way.

Australia get the game underway

The two teams are coming out and the two teams standing for the national anthems.

Team News

Jason Culina is not being risked for this game, with Pim Verbeek wanting him to be right for the match against Iraq next week in Brisbane. Joel Griffiths will start up front with support from Harry Kewell, James Troisi and Mile Sterjovski.

Mark Schwazrer breaks the record for the most number of senior A caps for Australia tonight.

Starting line-ups:

Australia: Mark Schwarzer (c); Michael Beauchamp, Jade North, Jacob Burns, Mile Jedinak, Joel Griffiths, Harry Kewell (c), David Carney, Adam Griffiths, James Troisi, Mile Sterjovski Subs from: Nikolai Topor-Stanley, Danny Allsopp, Matt Spiranovic, Leigh Broxham, James Holland, Michael Petkovic (gk), Mark Bridge, Rodrigo Vargas, Chris Coyne

Ghana line-up: William Amamoo (gk); John Panstil, John Mensah, Anthony Annan, Laryea Kingston, Manuel Agogo, Prince Buabeng, Eric Addo, Badu Agyemang, Afful Harrison, Draman Haminu Subs from: Derick Asamoah, Francis Dickou, George Owu, David Addy

Referee: Hajime Matsuo (Japan)