Australia shocked Denmark 1-0 to safe their place within the knockout stage of the World Cup for the primary time in 16 years, because of a second-half purpose from Mathew Leckie.
It’s Australia’s first time within the knockout stage since 2006, which was the one different time that they superior out of the group stage.
The Socceroos contained Denmark at Al Janoub Stadium earlier than stinging them on a counterattack within the sixtieth minute when Leckie burst into Denmark’s finish, wrong-footed defender Joakim Maehle and fired low previous goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.
Denmark’s coach Kasper Hjulmand introduced on all of the attacking firepower he might muster as he desperately sought the targets which have eluded his aspect in Qatar.
However Australia held on to say second place in Group D behind France. A second-half purpose helped Tunisia beat France – however Australia’s win over Denmark sealed their exit.