Honduras' Jorge Claros (L) and Australia's Jackson Irvine fall during the first leg football match of their 2018 World Cup qualifying play-off in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on November 10, 2017Australia edged closer to a place in the 2018 World Cup finals on Friday after grinding out a hard-fought 0-0 draw with Honduras in FUT Coins their Asia-CONCACAF playoff.Socceroos striker.
Tomi Juric missed golden chances in each half as the Australians dominated a physical Honduras side without managing to find a precious away goal at the Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano.Nevertheless Ange Postecoglou's men will return to Australia for Wednesday's second leg confident of reaching a fourth consecutive World Cup after a controlled display in hot, humid conditions."It was a great performance and the result doesn't reflect that unfortunately," Postecoglou said afterwards."
I thought we were good enough in our play to get one or two goals but at the end of the day we wanted a strong performance and that's what we got. We've got the home game now with our crowd and our conditions so we're in good shape."Despite speculation that veteran striker.
Tim Cahill could feature after a recent ankle knock, the Australian Cheap FIFA Coins record scorer remained on the bench throughout with Postecoglou unwilling to risk him on a poor playing surface.