Australia won big against less favored opposition, Tajikistan. Australia national team defeated them seven goals to nothing on Thursday.
This is the biggest win on record for the socceroos with Ange Postecoglou as head coach.
Australia would likely be among the favored 12 to qualify to the next round in Asia. The rest include Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Thailand, Iraq, Iran, Uzbekistan, Qatar, North Korea, Syria and UAE with one match day for this round of qualifiers.
Barcelona this season just doesn’t seem to have put a foot wrong so far.
You talk about any tournament that they have participated in, Luis Enrique’s boys have just cake walked it everywhere so far.
They have not had a single defeat to their name in the last 34 matches that they have played and that’s some run.
And, the significant thing is that they have not even looked like getting defeated at any stage in any of the games.
New Zealand football team Wellington Phoenix has and Football Federation Australia agreed to a ten year contract for the extension of the club’s A-League license.
Australia’s national team coach Ange Postecoglou says that he has only seen promising signs from the team in the last few months.
Harry Kewell is happy with the way the Australian national team is making the progression.
Kewell, who himself featured for Australia in 56 games before bidding adieu in 2012, is doing a bit of coaching work in England at the moment with the Watford juniors.
Former Everton star Tim Cahill has been in a rich vein of form over the last few weeks and this has once again helped Shanghai Shenhua get a 1-0 win in the latest league match.
They were up against Guangzhou R&F and the match looked like heading for a draw before Cahill pounced in with an effort just 15 minutes from the final whistle.
Australia prepare for the World Cup 2018 competition by being involved in the qualifying match against Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday night.
Ange Postecoglou secured lifting the 2015 AFC Asian Cup with Australia after claiming a 2-1 victory over Korea Republic on January 31. Winning this title is a major achievement for the Australian national squad as they had never managed on doing it in the history of the team.
It was less than 4 months since Postecoglou guided the Australian side to success as they won the Asian Cup but the 49 year old Greek has already outlined what he is planning to do in the upcoming few years with the nation as Postecoglou wants to qualify for the next World Cup in 2018 with his team.
After a disappointing World Cup 2014, Australia are on the verge of reaching the semifinals of the Asian cup.
They have to beat United Arab Emirates in the quarter-finals with the winner of this tie coming up against Korea Republic in the semifinals.
Arsene Wenger has attempted to take the pressure off midfielder Aaron Ramsey by saying that the Welsh international need not focus too much on scoring goals. Ramsey has emerged as a major player for Arsenal since last season.
Despite missing a chunk of the campaign, he was one of their top scorers in a season that finished with the FA Cup trophy. Ramsey has struggled to replicate the same kind of scoring form this campaign, as he has got just two goals in nine appearances this season. The pressure of scoring goals appears to have gone to newcomer Alexis Sanchez.