WCQ: Cahill the hero as Australia sees off Syria

  • FIFA.com, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 1:24 PM
Tim Cahill's goals in the first half and in overtime earned Australia a 2-1 win over Syria (for a 3-2 aggregate victory) in the Asian World Cup qualifying playoff, sending the Socceroos into a playoff for a 2018 World Cup berth against Concacaf's fourth-place team, which will be Panama, Honduras or the USA.

The goals in Sydney were the Socceroos' captain and all-time leading scorer’s 49th and 50th for his country.

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