Socceroos wrap up perfect World Cup qualifying phase with win over Jordan
15-Jun-2021 21:17:28 | Guardian
- Harry Souttar header gives Australia 1-0 victory in Kuwait
- Graham Arnold’s side top group with eighth straight win
The Socceroos completed a perfect first phase of 2022 World Cup qualification after defeating Jordan 1-0 to make it eight wins from eight games. With the eight-straight wins setting a new record, Australia now advance to the next stage with 28 goals scored against just two conceded.
The victory in stifling conditions at Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait also represents the first time Australia has recorded back-to-back wins over Jordan, who have been knocked out of qualifying.
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