Oar admits Japan goal was attempted cross
June 5, 2013
By Guy Hand
His wonder goal in Australia's 1-1 World Cup qualifier draw with Japan on Tuesday night was an attempted cross.
"It's all a bit of a blur. I don't remember it taking a deflection, but it was a cross," a candid Oar said of his 82nd-minute looper which snuck between out-of-position Japanese goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima and the crossbar.
"Obviously, I was very happy with the goal.
"But it was obviously a bitter ending to the game. ...