Qantas U23's v Jordan - Live Match Update

The Qantas Under 23's have been held to a 1-1 draw at home by Jordan. See how the match unfolded through our Live Match Update.

FULL-TIME: Australia 1 - 1 Jordan

signing off from Hindmarsh Stadium

95'+ full-time: Australia 1 - 1 Jordan

95'+ Djite has the last shot of the match - just wide and over

93'+ yellow card Jordan: Al Wreikat

90' four minutes of added time to be played

89' Leijer heads it back and on to the crossbar - the third time the top of the goalframe has been hit by Australia

88' Australia almost regains the lead with Hearfield hitting the crossbar, the follow-up shot from Lia well blocked by the desperate Jordan defence... a pulsating ending to the match

86' Goal Jordan! Alzugheir unleashes a miraculous left-footed blast from all of 30 metres out and in to the top right hand corner of goal - Vukovic with no chance of reaching it. 1-1

82' with his first touch Hearfield latches on to a cross from Burns, Hearfield's shot going just to the left of goal

82' substitute Australia: Ward off, Lia on

82' substitute Australia: Bridge off, Hearfield on

80' substitute Jordan: Maharmeh off, Hammad on

75' Australia still clinging on to an important lead - despite the early stages of the campaign, a win here for Australia would form a solid base for one of the top two Group D spots of the Asian qualifying campaign for the 2008 Olympic Games (the top two from the group progressing to the next stage)

67' Sarkies blasts but it goes well over the crossbar

65' Jordan slowly getting back into the match after a dominant first stage of the second half by Australia... the Australian defence is holding up well though, with the midfielders coming back effectively to help out in defence when required

61' Jordan's first corner of the second half is well plucked out of the air by Vukovic

59' substitute Jordan: Al-Mbaydin off, Al-Wreikat on

58' Goal Australia! Sarkies makes an impressive run down the middle, he passes it on to Djite just on the edge of the penalty area, who returns it to Sarkies who places the ball perfectly from 10m out. 1-0 Australia

55' Ward lines up and curls a nice shot which is desperately parried away by the Jordanian keeper

54' the match getting a bit niggly now but still a quite open affair... Australia easily having the best of the second half so far

52... Sarkies' free smashes into the cross-bar with the keeper well beaten... so close for Australia

51' Jordan concedes a foul just outside and in front of the penalty area with Bridge going down injured...

48' ...Sarkies takes the free-kick from 20m out, which is met by Leijer whose strong header goes just wide of the goalmouth - Australia starting the second half well

47' yellow card Jordan: Alzugheir receives a caution following a hefty challenge on Burns...

46' the second half is underway

half-time stats - off-sides: Australia 0 - 1 Jordan half-time stats - fouls: Australia 6 - 4 Jordan half-time stats - corners: Australia 2 - 2 Jordan

half-time: Australia 0 - 0 Jordan

47'+ last-ditch corner for the Aussies... punched away by Shatnawi

46'+ Topor-Stanley gets upfield yet again to create a few anxious moments for the Jordanian defence

45' two minutes of added time to be played

43' still even stevens here in Adelaide, the match being played predominantly in midfield over the past 10-15 minutes

36' good lead-up play from Maharmeh who passes on to Alsaify who gets another shot on target, after Broxham loses the ball in midfield

32' the impressive Alsaify is let loose in front of goal but fortunately for the Aussies is ruled off-side - a dangerous moment for the home team

30' Jordan wins its first corner of the game after a mix-up in the Australian defence... a follow-up corner finds its way to Maharmeh, who finds his fierce shot on goal blocked by the Australian defence

28' referee Kunsuta is letting a few 50-50 challenges go, allowing for a free-flowing match

24' Topor-Stanley gets on to the end of a pass and challenges the keeper just a couple of meters out from goal, but the Australian player is penalised for dangerous play

19' Jordan fails to take advantage of an error by Vukovic

15' the match is still evenly poised, with both teams playing a reasonably attractive passing game

13' Jordan wastes a free-kick awarded just out of the penalty area

12' Bridge gets a useful shot on goal, well parried away by the Jordanian keeper

11' Bridge crosses to Sarkies, who lays it off to Djite, who hits just over the bar from 15m out

7' Alsapah gets a shot on goal - the first for Jordan - however Alsaify gets in the way

4' Australia wins the first corner of the game... Sarkies straight to keeper, who has to punch it clear

Pre-match news: Mark Milligan has been ruled out of the match after failing to overcome a hamstring injury. Newcastle's Adam D'Apuzzo replaces him in Australia's starting eleven, with Topor-Stanley taking Milligan's role in central defence. Goalkeeper Vukovic is captain for the evening's match.

Australia starting line-up: Daniel Vukovic (gk), Ben Griffin, Adrian Leijer, Nikolai Topor-Stanley, Leigh Broxham, Kristian Sarkies, Nick Ward, Nathan Burns, Bruce Djite, Mark Bridge, Adam D'Apuzzo. Subs from: Peter Eleftherakis, Troy Hearfield, Jason Naidovski, Vince Lia, Robert Cornthwaite, Tando Velaphi (gk). Coach: Robert Baan

Jordan starting line-up: Mohammad Shatnawi (gk), Hussien Odtallah, Mouneef Ababneh, Ammar Abualigah, Isam Al-Mbaydin, Odai Alsaify, Issa Alsapah, Mohammad Maharmeh, Mohammad Almaharmeh, Ahmad Alzughier, Khalil Fetian. Subs from: Abdallah Albashir, Moh'dkhier Aljamal, Mosa Hammad, Yousef Alshaboul, Mohammad Makawi, Amer Al Wreikat, Hisham Alhazaimeh (gk). Coach: Nihad Souqar.

Referee: Chaiwat Kunsuta (Thailand)

Conditions: fine, warm - approx. 30 degrees

Group D ladder (1 match played): Country W-D-L Pts Saudi Arabia 1-0-0 3 Australia 0-1-1 1 Iran 0-1-0 1 Jordan 0-0-1 0

Live from Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide