Points of interest in Australia defeat of Tunisia

Points of interest in Australia defeat of Tunisia
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Australia’s Mitchell Duke and Harry Souttar in action REUTERS/Suhaib Salem
Doha, State of Qatar

• This is the first time that Tunisia have not scored in two successive FIFA World Cup matches since 1998.

 

• This is Australia’s first victory in the World Cup since 2010, when they beat Serbia 2-1 in South Africa.

 

• This is Australia’s second clean sheet in 18 matches in their FIFA World Cup history.

 

• Australia’s goal was the 50th to be scored at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

 

• This was the first time that Australia had been leading at half-time in a FIFA World Cup match in their 18th match overall.

 

 • Following the conclusion of this match, there have now been 2,598 goals in FIFA World Cup history.

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