Socceroos concede late penalty for draw

June 4, 2013
By Guy Hand
The Socceroos' World Cup destiny remains in their own hands despite a late penalty grabbing Japan a 1-1 draw in a pulsating qualifier in Saitama on Tuesday night.

Tommy Oar's floated 82nd minute goal looked like giving Australia a famous victory over star-studded Japan in the intimidating atmosphere of a sold-out 60,000-capacity Saitama Stadium.

But Matt McKay conceded a 90th minute penalty for handball, with Keisuke Honda converting the spot-kick to ensure Japan a place in ...

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