Special Sub-Topic: Socceroos World Cup 2006
|Who did Australia beat to qualify for the World Cup 2006 finals tournament?|
Uruguay. Australia beat Uruguay on penalties. Australia won 1-0 in the second game (after extra time) in Sydney. Breciano scored in the 27th minute. Australia lost the first leg 0-1 away.
Australia lost to Uruguay at the same stage of the 2002 World Cup qualifiers (Ocenia winner vs. 5th placed South American team).
|Did Tony Vidmar take a penalty against Uruguay, in the second leg of the qualifier?|
Yes. He shot 3rd and scored in the top right hand corner.
|Who scored the most goals for Australia at the World Cup finals?|
Tim Cahill. From 0-1 down against Japan, Tim Cahill scored two goals in the last 6 minutes. Aloisi scored in injury time to make the score 3-1.
|Who scored the second goal Australia v Brazil?|
Fred. Fred had an open goal and hscored in the 90th minute to make the score 2-0.
|What was the 'For and Against' for Australia, for all of its matches at the 2006 World Cup finals?|
5-6. Australia defeated Japan 3-1, lost to Brazil 0-2, drew 2-2 with Croatia 2-2, and then they lost 0-1 to Italy (the eventual winners).
|Where did Totti shoot off the penalty against Australia at Schwarzer's point of view?|
Top Right. Neill gave away the penalty to Totti, and Totti shot in the top left corner (to Schwarzer).
|Craig Moore scored against Japan.|
F. Craig Moore scored against Croatia with a penalty in the 38th minute, to level the scores at 1-1. The match finshed 2-2.
|Who knocked Australia out of the 2006 World Cup?|
Italy. Australia defeated Japan 3-1, lost to Brazil 0-2, drew 2-2 with Croatia 2-2, and then they lost 0-1 to Italy (the eventual winners) in the knock-out round (the round before the quarter-finals).
|How many goals did Mark Schwarzer let in?|
4. Austalia defeated Japan 3-1, Australia lost to Brazil 0-2, then drew 2-2 with Croatia, and then lost 0-1 to Italy. He did not play against Croatia.
|How many players were in the whole Socceroos squad?|
23. 1 SCHWARZER Mark (GK)
2 NEILL Lucas
3 MOORE Craig
4 CAHILL Tim
5 CULINA Jason
6 POPOVIC Tony
7 EMERTON Brett
8 SKOKO Josip
9 VIDUKA Mark
10 KEWELL Harry
11 LAZARIDIS Stan
12 COVIC Ante (GK)
13 GRELLA Vince
14 CHIPPERFIELD Scott
15 ALOISI John
16 BEAUCHAMP Michael
17 THOMPSON Archie
18 KALAC Zeljko (GK)
19 KENNEDY Joshua
20 WILKSHIRE Luke
21 STERJOVSKI Mile
22 MILLIGAN Mark
23 BRESCIANO Marco
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