Canberra - Bayer Leverkusen's Robbie Kruse delivered a pinpoint
cross for stand-in skipper and unmarked Cahill to tap into an empty net in the
Kruse was again the provider 15 minutes later when he
released midfielder Mooy on the left and Mooy slotted past goalkeeper Amer
Shafi for 2-0.
Kruse made his third assist in the opening half with another
lovely cross. Cahill met it with his head for his second on the night.
Australia led 3-0 at halftime after Jordan fell away in the
second period of the first half, giving the visitors an insurmountable task in
the final 45 minutes in Sydney.
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Rogic ensured there was no way back for Jordan with his
third goal in the last two World Cup qualifiers and Australia's fourth in the
QPR starlet Luongo scored the Socceroos' fifth goal just
five minutes after coming on as a substitute.
Yousef Al-Rawashdeh was fortunate not to see a red card when
he scythed down Kruse in a vicious tackle which left the Socceroo clasping his
left knee on the ground. But Kruse resumed before being subbed by Nathan Burns
with 20 minutes left.
Abdallah Deeb scored a consolation goal for Jordan in the
final minute of regulation time.For
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