FIFA World Cup

Australia vs Denmark, 2022 FIFA World Cup, Group Stage

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  • 60': Mathew Leckie
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Australia shock Denmark to qualify for World Cup knockouts for first time in 16 years

Australia reached the World Cup last 16 for the first time since 2006 after Mathew Leckie earned them a shock 1-0 win against Denmark.

Match Commentary

  • 0': Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 2': Aziz Behich (Australia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 2': Foul by Andreas Skov Olsen (Denmark).
  • 3': Attempt blocked. Riley McGree (Australia) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Mathew Leckie.
  • 4': Andreas Skov Olsen (Denmark) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 4': Foul by Aziz Behich (Australia).
  • 4': Aziz Behich (Australia) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 9': Foul by Jesper Lindstrøm (Denmark).
  • 9': Milos Degenek (Australia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 10': Attempt blocked. Jesper Lindstrøm (Denmark) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
  • 11': Attempt saved. Mathias Jensen (Denmark) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Martin Braithwaite.
  • 12': Corner, Denmark. Conceded by Mathew Ryan.
  • 14': Attempt missed. Andreas Skov Olsen (Denmark) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Martin Braithwaite.
  • 17': Foul by Riley McGree (Australia).
  • 17': Joakim Maehle (Denmark) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 18': Offside, Denmark. Christian Eriksen tries a through ball, but Andreas Christensen is caught offside.
  • 21': Corner, Denmark. Conceded by Aziz Behich.
  • 21': Foul by Andreas Christensen (Denmark).
  • 21': Jackson Irvine (Australia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 22': Attempt saved. Riley McGree (Australia) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Mitchell Duke with a headed pass.
  • 23': Hand ball by Riley McGree (Australia).
  • 25': Attempt saved. Andreas Skov Olsen (Denmark) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Mathias Jensen.
  • 25': Christian Eriksen (Denmark) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 25': Dangerous play by Riley McGree (Australia).
  • 26': Offside, Denmark. Joachim Andersen tries a through ball, but Martin Braithwaite is caught offside.
  • 28': Foul by Jesper Lindstrøm (Denmark).
  • 28': Milos Degenek (Australia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 29': Attempt missed. Christian Eriksen (Denmark) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Martin Braithwaite.
  • 32': Attempt saved. Mitchell Duke (Australia) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jackson Irvine.
  • 35': Andreas Christensen (Denmark) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 35': Foul by Mathew Leckie (Australia).
  • 37': Foul by Mitchell Duke (Australia).
  • 37': Joakim Maehle (Denmark) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 41': Attempt saved. Mitchell Duke (Australia) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Craig Goodwin.
  • 43': Foul by Christian Eriksen (Denmark).
  • 43': Mathew Leckie (Australia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 45'+1': Foul by Andreas Skov Olsen (Denmark).
  • 45'+1': Mitchell Duke (Australia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 45'+2': First Half ends, Australia 0, Denmark 0.
  • 45': Second Half begins Australia 0, Denmark 0.
  • 45': Substitution, Australia. Keanu Baccus replaces Craig Goodwin.
  • 45': Substitution, Denmark. Alexander Bah replaces Rasmus Kristensen.
  • 46': Corner, Australia. Conceded by Andreas Christensen.
  • 47': Attempt missed. Aziz Behich (Australia) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right following a corner.
  • 47': Corner, Australia. Conceded by Andreas Christensen.
  • 48': Attempt missed. Jackson Irvine (Australia) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Riley McGree with a cross.
  • 52': Attempt blocked. Andreas Skov Olsen (Denmark) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Mathias Jensen.
  • 54': Foul by Mitchell Duke (Australia).
  • 54': Joachim Andersen (Denmark) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 55': Foul by Mathew Leckie (Australia).
  • 55': Joakim Maehle (Denmark) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 57': Foul by Milos Degenek (Australia).
  • 57': Jesper Lindstrøm (Denmark) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 57': Milos Degenek (Australia) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 59': Substitution, Denmark. Kasper Dolberg replaces Martin Braithwaite.
  • 59': Substitution, Denmark. Mikkel Damsgaard replaces Mathias Jensen.
  • 60': Goal! Australia 1, Denmark 0. Mathew Leckie (Australia) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Riley McGree following a fast break.
  • 64': Foul by Mathew Leckie (Australia).
  • 64': Joakim Maehle (Denmark) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 65': Corner, Denmark. Conceded by Kye Rowles.
  • 66': Hand ball by Jesper Lindstrøm (Denmark).
  • 69': Attempt blocked. Andreas Skov Olsen (Denmark) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Alexander Bah.
  • 69': Corner, Denmark. Conceded by Harry Souttar.
  • 69': Attempt missed. Joachim Andersen (Denmark) header from the right side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Christian Eriksen with a cross following a corner.
  • 69': Substitution, Denmark. Robert Skov replaces Andreas Skov Olsen.
  • 70': Substitution, Denmark. Andreas Cornelius replaces Joakim Maehle.
  • 71': Offside, Denmark. Christian Eriksen tries a through ball, but Kasper Dolberg is caught offside.
  • 73': Foul by Andreas Cornelius (Denmark).
  • 73': Kye Rowles (Australia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 74': Substitution, Australia. Bailey Wright replaces Riley McGree.
  • 74': Offside, Australia. Kye Rowles tries a through ball, but Mitchell Duke is caught offside.
  • 75': Foul by Robert Skov (Denmark).
  • 75': Keanu Baccus (Australia) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 75': Robert Skov (Denmark) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 77': Attempt blocked. Alexander Bah (Denmark) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Andreas Cornelius.
  • 77': Attempt saved. Kasper Dolberg (Denmark) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
  • 82': Attempt blocked. Jesper Lindstrøm (Denmark) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Andreas Cornelius.
  • 82': Substitution, Australia. Jamie Maclaren replaces Mitchell Duke.
  • 84': Foul by Jamie Maclaren (Australia).
  • 84': Joachim Andersen (Denmark) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 85': Attempt blocked. Keanu Baccus (Australia) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Harry Souttar with a headed pass.
  • 88': Attempt missed. Alexander Bah (Denmark) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.
  • 89': Substitution, Australia. Ajdin Hrustic replaces Mathew Leckie.
  • 90': Foul by Mikkel Damsgaard (Denmark).
  • 90': Milos Degenek (Australia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 90'+4': Corner, Denmark. Conceded by Milos Degenek.
  • 90'+5': Corner, Denmark. Conceded by Mathew Ryan.
  • 90'+5': Attempt missed. Andreas Cornelius (Denmark) header from a difficult angle on the right is just a bit too high. Assisted by Christian Eriksen with a cross following a corner.
  • 90'+7': Second Half ends, Australia 1, Denmark 0.
  • 0': Match ends, Australia 1, Denmark 0.

Statistics

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11 Fouls 10
2 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
1 Offsides 3
2 Corner Kicks 6
3 Saves 3
31.2 POSSESSION 68.8
8 SHOTS 13
4 ON GOAL 3
0.5 On Target % 0.2
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
195 Accurate Passes 548
304 Passes 664
0.6 Pass Completion % 0.8
2 Accurate Crosses 4
11 Crosses 26
0.2 Cross % 0.2
67 Long Balls 87
28 Accurate Long Balls 49
0.4 Long Balls % 0.6
2 Blocked Shots 5
7 Effective Tackles 9
15 Tackles 11
0.5 Tackle % 0.8
12 Interceptions 7
32 Effective Clearances 20
32 Clearances 20

Game Information

Competition: FIFA World Cup

Venue: Al Janoub Stadium
Location: Al Wakrah, Qatar
Attendance: 41,232

World Cup Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
6 France 3 0 1
6 Australia 3 0 1
4 Tunisia 3 1 1
1 Denmark 3 1 2
Full Standings

Line-Ups

AUS Australia (4-4-2)

No. Name
1 Mathew Ryan (GK)
4 Kye Rowles
19 Harry Souttar
16 Aziz Behich Yellow Card
2 Milos Degenek Yellow Card
22 Jackson Irvine
13 Aaron Mooy
23 Craig Goodwin
7 Mathew Leckie
15 Mitchell Duke
14 Riley McGree

DEN Denmark (4-3-3)

No. Name
1 Kasper Schmeichel (GK)
6 Andreas Christensen
2 Joachim Andersen
5 Joakim Maehle
13 Rasmus Kristensen
23 Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg
10 Christian Eriksen
7 Mathias Jensen
9 Martin Braithwaite
25 Jesper Lindstrom
11 Andreas Skov Olsen

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