Australia beat Peru on penalties to qualify for the World Cup for the fifth time in history
In the intercontinental play-off for the right to play at the 2022 World Cup, the Australian team defeated Peru on penalties. New Zealand and Costa Rica will play the last ticket on June 14
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Australia beat Peru on penalties in the intercontinental play-off for qualification to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The meeting was held at the Ahmed bin Ali stadium in Al Rayyan, one of the eight arenas where the final part of the world championship will be held in winter.
The main and extra time ended with a score of 0:0, in the penalty shootout the Australians were stronger – 5:4.
Especially before the penalty shoot-out, the head coach of the Australians, Graham Arnold, changed the goalkeeper – instead of Matthew Ryan, Andrew Redmayne entered the field.
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Both teams have previously participated in the World Championships four times. The Australians showed the best result in 2006 (1/8 finals), the Peruvians – in 1970 (quarter-finals). At the 2018 World Cup in Russia, both teams failed to qualify from the group.
Thus, the penultimate participant of the final stage of the World Cup in Qatar was determined. The teams of New Zealand and Costa Rica will play the last ticket on June 14.
The final stage of the 2022 World Cup will be held from November 21 to December 18. The group stage draw took place on 1 April in Doha. As a result, Australia will be in Group D along with France, Denmark and Tunisia. The strongest in the match Costa Rica – New Zealand will play in Group E with the Spaniards, Germans and Japanese.
The bookmaker’s office “Fonbet” accepts bets on the victory of New Zealand in regular time with a coefficient of 5.70, Costa Rica – 1.80. You can bet on the passage of New Zealand to the World Cup with a coefficient of 3.25, Costa Rica – 1.35.