Australia confident of avenging play-off defeat

October 12, 2005
SYDNEY, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Australian soccer officials are confident their team can avenge their heartbreaking loss to Uruguay four years ago and qualify for next year's World Cup.

The two countries were once again drawn together to decide one of the last available places at the World Cup after Uruguay beat Argentina 1-0 on Wednesday to secure fifth place in the South American standings.

Australia won the Oceania division.

The first leg of their playoff will be ...

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