Live Match Updates - Socceroos v Ghana
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.
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.
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)
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