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Australia defeated the United Arab Emirates to advance to the playoffs against Peru

One step away from the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Australia beat the United Arab Emirates 2-1. Ajin Hrustik gave Australia the lead in the 84th minute after Kayo Caneto canceled out Jackson Irwin’s opener.

Australia now face Peru in an intercontinental decision-making contest on Monday. The winning team will face Denmark, France and Tunisia in Group D of the World Cup.

The UAE started the game trailing but caused some problems for the opponent in the first half. Harif Abdullah showed off his talents and Australia goalkeeper Matthew Ryan made two amazing saves.

With no goals scored in the first half, two goals were scored within 12 minutes of the second half resuming. First, he highlighted Irwin Soccerus after some good work by Hirustik and Boyle.

Abdalla dropped his opponent to the left, and when the Australians failed to clear his cross, Kayo grabbed the ball and put it into the net from close range.

That balance raised Australia. Craig Woodwin flicked the ball past Irwin Cross in the back post, and Hrustick threw it wide from a long distance.

At the time of injury, the same player decided the game. Aaron Moin was destroyed by a corner kick in the path of Hrustik and his volley passed past goalkeeper Khalid Isa.

“It means everything to me,” Boyle said. “I can see my mom and dad – they see me playing for Australia for the first time. I can see a tear in my dad’s eyes.

“I think we dominated the game. Of course we did [Matthew Ryan] We made some great savings, but I think we controlled the game. The ball is in the back of the net and we have passed. But it was half the battle. We need to recover now and get ready for Peru. “

Australia has played in five World Cups, including the last four. Their first and only meeting took place in 2018 in Russia. In Group C, the South Americans won 2-0 thanks to goals from Andre Carrillo and Paulo Guerrero.