Osieck hoping Socceroos ready for Japan

July 24, 2013
By Angela Habashy
Australia's lacklustre performance against South Korea has Socceroos coach Holger Osieck asking one question: are they ready for Japan?

The Socceroos take on Japan in Hwaseong on Thursday in their second East Asian Cup clash after opening with a 0-0 draw against hosts South Korea.

The 23-man Socceroos may consist mainly of out-of-season A-League players but a young South Korean side had them completely under siege in Seoul on Saturday night.

Osieck is expecting a ...

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