Asia World Cup qualifying review

Australia rocked by Jordan defeat

September 11, 2012
By ESPN staff
Australia remain without a win in World Cup qualifying after they slipped to a 2-1 loss in Jordan.

• Kagawa calms injury fears

Hasan Abdel Mahmoud opened the scoring in the 50th minute from the penalty spot, before Amer Deeb doubled their advantage.

Archie Thompson pulled a goal back for Australia in the final moments, but it was too little too late, meaning Jordan climb to second in Group B.

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