WCQ AFC review

Socceroos leave it late for first win

October 16, 2012
Australia needed two late goals to come from behind and beat Iraq 2-1 in a vital World Cup qualifying victory.

• Duerden: Iraq dream dashed

Needing three points following a shock loss to Jordan last month, Australia found themselves trailing late on once more after Alaa Abdulzehra broke the deadlock on the counterattack in the 71st minute.

But Tim Cahill levelled with a trademark header from a corner with 11 minutes left in the match, and substitute Archie ...

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