In a very tight match for the playoff between the qualifying zone of Asia and that of CONMEBOL, Australia managed to qualify for Qatar World Cup 2022after beat Peru on penalties 5-4after matching 0 to 0 in the 120 minutes of play.
The group led by Ricardo Gareca He stayed at the gates of his second consecutive World Cup dateafter classification Russia 2018 after 40 years. There was an atmosphere of high of nervousness in the Peruvian streets, where the government decreed a holiday for the match.
By Peru ended up missing the Boca player, Advíncula and also Varelain the final shot, while for the Aussies failed to convert Boyleafter a great save by the Peruvian goalkeeper, Gallese.
The white-red did his homework on Barcelona during the month of June, with the aim of arriving ready for this game. There, he played a friendly with New Zealandwho won 1-0 with a goal from Gianluca Lapadulabut that left the bitter taste of the injury Mark Lopez, who couldn’t play today. Instead he was Miguel Trauco.
For their part, the Socceros They decided to leave the oceanic tie to have more competitiveness in the Asian one. There he qualified as the best third after beating United Arab Emirates of Basque Arruabarrena, and they went in search of returning to the world.
The match was played at Al Rayyan Stadium of Doha, Qatarwith the refereeing of the Slovenian Slavko Vinicic.
Which group will Australia go to
With the draw of World Cup already doneIt is already known where Australia will fall after this playoff. will be in the Group D beside France, Denmark Y Tunisia.
The winner of this group will cross with the area that integrates Argentina beside Mexico, Poland and Saudi Arabia.
News in development.-