World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Australia defeats Kyrgyzstan 3-0

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FIFA World Cup 2018

CANBERRA, Nov. 12, 2015 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (Asian Qualifiers) : Australia defeated Kyrgyzstan by a score of 3-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Thursday night at the Canberra Stadium.

Australia dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by midfielder Mile Jedinak in the 40th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Australians further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Cahill '50 and Amirov '69/own).

The result put the Australians second in Group B with 12 points. Kyrgyzstan is third with 8 points. In their next game, Australia will meet Bangladesh at the Canberra Stadium on November 17, while Kyrgyzstan will face Jordan.

Fixtures and Results : Second Round Group B

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Overview

Australia at the World Cup

  • 4 appearances (first in 1974)
  • 14 participations in the qualifications (first in 1966)

Kyrgyzstan at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)
2018 World Cup Poster
Australia
3:0
Kyrgyzstan
3:0 (1:0)
  • 12 November 2015
  • 20:00
  • Canberra

Second Round Group B

TeamPts
Jordan13
Australia12
Kyrgyzstan8
Tajikistan5
Bangladesh1

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