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Australia versus South Korea in the semifinal starting 11.30pm Adelaide time Wednesday 22 January 2020 on Fox Ch 503.

Win this and it’s off to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Lose and it’s do-or-die in the 3rd place play-off.

Without getting ahead of things, imagine adding the 4 suspended players to the squad PLUS the 3 over-23 senior players allowed in say, Matt Ryan, Aaron Mooy & one other. They could be quite competitive in Tokyo/Japan and have good exposure on prime-time TV in Australia.

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Unfortunately a really poor performance during the 0-0 first half with the midfielders & forwards completely anonymous.

South Korea deserved to take the lead on 56 mins.

Can’t believe it’s taken nearly an hour for Arnie to realise the team has to defend those short corners with two players. Up until then the two on one Koreans were virtually walking past the one defender against the short corners...

Final score a 2-0 win to South Korea on a night that was easily Australia’s worst performance in this tournament. South Korea had 10 corners and even as late as the 85th minute the Olyroos had lapsed back into defending with only one man against two opponents taking their short corners. Would have thought that basic coaching principle of defending those with two men was a given. Did Arnie’s army of coaching assistants even say anything to him?

Let’s hope that in Saturday’s 3rd place play-off Uzbekistan don’t have the superb technique that the Koreans did.

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Con M wrote:Unfortunately a really poor performance during the 0-0 first half with the midfielders & forwards completely anonymous.

South Korea deserved to take the lead on 56 mins.

Can’t believe it’s taken nearly an hour for Arnie to realise the team has to defend those short corners with two players. Up until then the two on one Koreans were virtually walking past the one defender against the short corners...

Final score a 2-0 win to South Korea on a night that was easily Australia’s worst performance in this tournament. South Korea had 10 corners and even as late as the 85th minute the Olyroos had lapsed back into defending with only one man against two opponents taking their short corners. Would have thought that basic coaching principle of defending those with two men was a given. Did Arnie’s army of coaching assistants even say anything to him?

Let’s hope that in Saturday’s 3rd place play-off Uzbekistan don’t have the superb technique that the Koreans did.
wonder if Uzbekistan will use same corners strategy ?

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Very poor game and further confirms my point made some time ago, that Arnold has never really grasped Asian Football tactics.

He never achieved much in Asia when in charge at Sydenee and demonstrated that further in the last Asian Championship.
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Old Master wrote:Very poor game and further confirms my point made some time ago, that Arnold has never really grasped Asian Football tactics.

He never achieved much in Asia when in charge at Sydenee and demonstrated that further in the last Asian Championship.
Probably correct but our attaching players were poor. They waited for the ball and their disposal shocking. South Korea is a v good side, very skillful. I don't think Arnie selected the best starting line-up.

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Con M wrote:

Without getting ahead of things, imagine adding the 4 suspended players to the squad PLUS the 3 over-23 senior players allowed in say, Matt Ryan, Aaron Mooy & one other. They could be quite competitive in Tokyo/Japan and have good exposure on prime-time TV in Australia.

Glover in goals looked a likely Socceroo GK of the future. If we get through Ryan would be a luxury. We may need a McLaren , Boyce or similar that can score goals. Moy a definite. Someone on the wing or a vg defensive player.

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eagleboy wrote:
Con M wrote:

Without getting ahead of things, imagine adding the 4 suspended players to the squad PLUS the 3 over-23 senior players allowed in say, Matt Ryan, Aaron Mooy & one other. They could be quite competitive in Tokyo/Japan and have good exposure on prime-time TV in Australia.

Glover in goals looked a likely Socceroo GK of the future. If we get through Ryan would be a luxury. We may need a McLaren , Boyce or similar that can score goals. Moy a definite. Someone on the wing or a vg defensive player.
The only one better than McLaren is Taggert. In my eye's Taggert is streets ahead.
I wish we had Germany's problem at U23's. This weekend two goals were scored by Shalke, both cored by 19 yo strikers. Australia can't even get any of their senior players good enough to play in the Bundesliga!
I reckon even if our U23's made the Olympics they'd not make it out of the group. Brasil, Argentina, Spain, Germany, England, USA, Croatia etc have that job.

Oh I've got to thank the sports section's of ANY of our contests. Tennis, BBL, who gorged themselves. and did your job well commenting on sport no-one outside this country knows is happening, or in BBL, what the hell, it is?

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lol at these excuses

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oneleggedseagull wrote:
eagleboy wrote:
Con M wrote:

Without getting ahead of things, imagine adding the 4 suspended players to the squad PLUS the 3 over-23 senior players allowed in say, Matt Ryan, Aaron Mooy & one other. They could be quite competitive in Tokyo/Japan and have good exposure on prime-time TV in Australia.

Glover in goals looked a likely Socceroo GK of the future. If we get through Ryan would be a luxury. We may need a McLaren , Boyce or similar that can score goals. Moy a definite. Someone on the wing or a vg defensive player.
The only one better than McLaren is Taggert. In my eye's Taggert is streets ahead.
I wish we had Germany's problem at U23's. This weekend two goals were scored by Shalke, both cored by 19 yo strikers. Australia can't even get any of their senior players good enough to play in the Bundesliga!
I reckon even if our U23's made the Olympics they'd not make it out of the group. Brasil, Argentina, Spain, Germany, England, USA, Croatia etc have that job.

Oh I've got to thank the sports section's of ANY of our contests. Tennis, BBL, who gorged themselves. and did your job well commenting on sport no-one outside this country knows is happening, or in BBL, what the hell, it is?
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oneleggedseagull wrote:
eagleboy wrote:
Con M wrote:

Without getting ahead of things, imagine adding the 4 suspended players to the squad PLUS the 3 over-23 senior players allowed in say, Matt Ryan, Aaron Mooy & one other. They could be quite competitive in Tokyo/Japan and have good exposure on prime-time TV in Australia.

Glover in goals looked a likely Socceroo GK of the future. If we get through Ryan would be a luxury. We may need a McLaren , Boyce or similar that can score goals. Moy a definite. Someone on the wing or a vg defensive player.
The only one better than McLaren is Taggert. In my eye's Taggert is streets ahead.
I wish we had Germany's problem at U23's. This weekend two goals were scored by Shalke, both cored by 19 yo strikers. Australia can't even get any of their senior players good enough to play in the Bundesliga!
I reckon even if our U23's made the Olympics they'd not make it out of the group. Brasil, Argentina, Spain, Germany, England, USA, Croatia etc have that job.

Oh I've got to thank the sports section's of ANY of our contests. Tennis, BBL, who gorged themselves. and did your job well commenting on sport no-one outside this country knows is happening, or in BBL, what the hell, it is?
Brandon Borello plays for Freiburg SC in the Bundesliga.

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themessenger wrote:
Brandon Borello plays for Freiburg SC in the Bundesliga.
Thanks, although I've only watched the weekly highlights, is he a striker?

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Australia U23 Squad | AFC U23 Asian Cup Uzbekistan 2022


A good amount of Adelaide players picked
Bomber, ex Croydon player Hosine BILITY in the squad. Playing in Iceland.
Match Schedule | Australia U23 | AFC U23 Asian Cup Uzbekistan 2022

Matchday 1: Australia U23 v Kuwait U23
Date: Wednesday, 1 June 2022
Venue: Markaziy Stadium, Qarshi, Uzbekistan
Kick-off: 6pm (local); 11pm (AEST)
Broadcast: Live in Australia on Paramount+

Matchday 2: Iraq U23 v Australia U23
Date: Saturday, 4 June 2022
Venue: Markaziy Stadium, Qarshi, Uzbekistan
Kick-off: 6pm (local); 11pm (AEST)
Broadcast: Live in Australia on Paramount+

Matchday 3: Australia U23 v Jordan U23
Date: Tuesday, 7 June 2022
Venue: Lokomotiv Stadium, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Kick-off: 6pm (local); 11pm (AEST)
Broadcast: Live in Australia on Paramount+


https://www.adelaideunited.com.au/news/ ... -cup-squad

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Australia U23 v Kuwait U23 Aussie boy's win 2:0 Louis D'Arrigo scored a stunning opening goal.

https://www.socceroos.com.au/news/watch ... 022-opener

Australia Line up: 1. Joe GAUCI (GK), 2. Lewis MILLER, 3. Jay RICH-BAGHUELOU, 6. Tyrese FRANCOIS © (8. Patrick Yazbek 83'), 7. Lachlan BROOK (11. Kusini YENGI 66'), 9. Alou KUOL (19. Patrick WOOD 75'), 10. Ramy NAJJARINE, 15. Hosine BILITY, 16. Louis D'ARRIGO (14. Joshua NISBET 66'), 17. Cameron PEUPION (21. Bernardo 75'), 23. Jacob FARRELL

Subs not used: 4. Jordan COURTNEY-PERKINS, 5. Jordan BOS, 12. Jacob CHAPMAN (GK), 13. Kai TREWIN, 18. Nicholas BILOKAPIC, 20. Joshua RAWLINS, 22. Tristan HAMMOND

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eagleboy wrote:
Thu Jun 02, 2022 5:16 pm
Australia U23 v Kuwait U23 Aussie boy's win 2:0 Louis D'Arrigo scored a stunning opening goal.

https://www.socceroos.com.au/news/watch ... 022-opener

Australia Line up: 1. Joe GAUCI (GK), 2. Lewis MILLER, 3. Jay RICH-BAGHUELOU, 6. Tyrese FRANCOIS © (8. Patrick Yazbek 83'), 7. Lachlan BROOK (11. Kusini YENGI 66'), 9. Alou KUOL (19. Patrick WOOD 75'), 10. Ramy NAJJARINE, 15. Hosine BILITY, 16. Louis D'ARRIGO (14. Joshua NISBET 66'), 17. Cameron PEUPION (21. Bernardo 75'), 23. Jacob FARRELL

Subs not used: 4. Jordan COURTNEY-PERKINS, 5. Jordan BOS, 12. Jacob CHAPMAN (GK), 13. Kai TREWIN, 18. Nicholas BILOKAPIC, 20. Joshua RAWLINS, 22. Tristan HAMMOND
That was a cracking goal from D’ Arrigo .

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Iraq U23 v Australia U23 1:1
Well played match for Australia. 4 AU players in the starting line-up. Yengi sent off after less than 20 mins on a VAR decision that I think was totally a 50.50 tackle. The ref was poor imho. We were also denied a stonewall penalty in the last 10 minutes after the ref would not change his call after being called over by VAR. Kuol scored amazing scorpion goal.

https://www.socceroos.com.au/news/watch ... -held-iraq
Australia
1 J. Gauci 47‎'‎ GK
3 J. Rich-Baghuelou 77‎'‎ DF
4 J. Courtney-Perkins DF
5 J. Bos DF
6 T. Francois MF
7 L. Brook 60‎'‎ MF
9 A. Kuol 45‎+‎2‎'‎60‎'‎ FW
10 R. Najjarine 60‎'‎ FW
11 K. Yengi 17‎'‎ FW
16 L. D'Arrigo 78‎'‎ MF
20 J. Rawlins 70‎'‎ DF
Substitutes
2 L. Miller 70‎'‎ Sub
8 P. Yazbek 78‎'‎ Sub
17 C. Peupion 60‎'‎ Sub
19 P. Wood 60‎'‎ Sub
23 J. Farrell 60‎'‎ Sub
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Australia wins the group. Another player send off for Aus. Looked very, very soft. Gauci must be getting noticed after some impressive performances.
We were lucky the penalty winner was retaken after brilliant save from Jordan keeper. He made a few good saves.

https://youtu.be/5WEsRR-I66Y
https://www.socceroos.com.au/news/austr ... -asian-cup

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AUSTRALIA v TURKMENISTAN
22:30

BUNYODKOR STADIUM (TASHKENT)

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Australia advanced to the AFC U23 Asian Cup™ Uzbekistan 2022 semi-finals with a 1-0 win Turkmenistan. Australia sealed victory through an own goal by Oraz Orazov in the 74th minute with the Olyroos to face either Saudi Arabia or Vietnam, in the semi-finals.
4 AU players in the match. Yengi suspended.

https://www.the-afc.com/en/national/afc ... _spot.html
https://www.socceroos.com.au/news/watch ... final-four

Australia
1 J. Gauci GK
2 L. Miller DF
3 J. Rich-Baghuelou DF
4 J. Courtney-Perkins DF
5 J. Bos DF
6 T. Francois MF
7 L. Brook 68‎'‎ MF
9 A. Kuol 90‎+‎2‎'‎ FW
10 R. Najjarine MF
14 J. Nisbet 46‎'‎ MF
17 C. Peupion 69‎'‎ MF
Substitutes
8 P. Yazbek 90‎+‎2‎'‎ Sub
16 L. D'Arrigo 46‎'‎59‎'‎ Sub
19 P. Wood 68‎'‎ Sub
21 B. Oliveira 69‎'‎ Sub

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Semi-final: Australia v Saudi Arabia
Venue: Pakhtakor Stadium (Tashkent)
Wednesday 15 June 22:30

https://www.the-afc.com/en/national/afc ... bia_1.html

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Why are there only a few people at each game,terrorism perhaps?

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Consolation match coming up



Japan v Australia
18.06.2022
22:30
Venue: Pakhtakor Stadium (Tashkent)

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Only watched the first half. Totally outplayed. Bernado had an average game. Coach looked like he was trying out players that had min game time earlier. The second goal to Japan was an very poor defensive own goal.

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I agree terrible performance from our young lads,beautiful first 2 strikes from the blue samurai.

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