Osieck hits back at critics

December 14, 2012
By Angela Habashy
Socceroos coach Holger Osieck has hit back at criticism over his decision not to give some of the squad's rookies game time against North Korea on Wednesday.

Osieck handed four of the eight debutants in the 20-man squad their maiden caps in Australia's opening clash against Hong Kong at the East Asian Cup qualifiers on Monday.

Brisbane Roar duo Matthew Smith and Ivan Franjic started while Adam Taggart and Terry Antonis came on as second-half substitutes.

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