The Olyroos have continued preparations for January’s AFC U23 Championships with an impressive 1-0 win over Turkey’s under-21 outfit in Istanbul overnight.
Brisbane Roar recruit Jamie Maclaren continued his sparkling pre-season form with a clinical finish past the keeper in the 13th minute.
Fringe Socceroos Adam Taggart, Daniel Da Silva and Awer Mabil enjoyed much needed game-time in the second half as the Olyroos build toward securing their passage to the 2016 Rio Olympics.
The Olyroos’ next game is against FYR Macedonia in Skopje on Monday.
Olyroos' starting XI v Turkey: Duncan, Geria, Degenek, Donachie, Smith, Brillante, Edwards, Amini, Borrello, Maclaren, Hoole
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