Socceroos start with win over Hong Kong

December 4, 2012
By Angela Habashy
With little time to recover from their unconvincing win over Hong Kong, it may be a case of survival of the fittest as the Socceroos prepare to face their toughest East Asia Cup qualifying opponents North Korea on Wednesday.

A Brett Emerton goal in the 86th minute secured the 1-0 win over 172nd-ranked hosts Hong Kong in their opening match of the qualifying tournament at Mong Kok Stadium on Monday night (Tuesday AEDT).

Australia had the lion's share of possession but were never ...

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