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The Australian national team manager Holger Osieck has said that he will be making lots of changes to the side and he was understandably furious after they lost to a poor Jordan team.

Australia were playing against Jordan in the World Cup qualifying matches looking to seal a spot in the third consecutive World Cup tournament. However, they lost the match 2-1 in surprising circumstances. Following the match, the manager was understandably furious and he has said that he is likely to make big changes to the team when they take on UAE in the next match.

Hassan Abdel Fattah and Amer Deeb scored two goals for Jordan in the match that condemned Australia to just one victory in the last five matches. Even more disappointing for the manager was the fact that the only victory in the last five matches has come in a friendly against lowly Lebanon. Due to the fact that they will be facing the likes of Japan and Iraq in the next few World Cup qualifying matches, it was paramount that Australia took maximum points from the match against Jordan. However, this defeat puts more pressure on the manager Holger Osieck.

"The disappointment is enormous. We had a very, very poor first half, we didn't get into the game. Our passing was a disaster, we never could get into our normal rhythm. We played a lot of long balls and I don't know why that happened. There was not enough movement in midfield. It was definitely a very poor showing in the first half. In the second half we tried very hard," the manager Osieck said after the match. The captain Lucas Neill has said that every player should now work towards getting a victory in the next few matches if they are to play in the World Cup.