Australia 1-0 Iraq

Socceroos surviving their way to glory

January 22, 2011
By Brett Taylor
Socceroos old and new combined to give Australia a last-gasp quarter-final winning goal and a taste of revenge over reigning Asian Cup champions Iraq.

Tension reigned as a dramatic match edged towards a penalty shoot-out until metronomic midfielder Matt McKay provided one last opportunity for Harry Kewell to silence the doubters and the striker took the opportunity to prove himself to a whole new generation of Australian fans and headed the killer blow with just three minutes left of extra-time.
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