Socceroos Tally Solidifying Win In World Cup Qualifiers

History made with 11-game win streak

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The Socceroos have broken a record as the first side to win 11 consecutive games in a World Cup qualification period, after defeating Oman on Friday morning.

The Australian outfit put up a dominant display against them middle eastern nation, a 3-1 win places the Socceroos at the top of Group B in current standings.

Awer Mabil struck first for the green and gold with a scintillating volley, before Oman equalised heading into the main break.


Goals from Martin Boyle and oncoming substitute Mitch Duke solidified the Socceroos record-breaking run, building great preparation for the next matchup against Japan.

The Socceroos 10-game winning streak was shared with Germany (Russia 2018), Spain (South Africa 2010) and Mexico (Germany 2006) which have all now been leap frogged.

Coach Graham Arnold felt the team had some work at half-time, but it was Duke's 89th goal that sealed the deal.

“We were a bit erratic, but once we got the boys in at half-time and calmed them down, we focused more on keeping the ball and moving them (Oman) sideways,” Socceroos coach Graham Arnold said.

The Socceroos are return to WC qualify action on Tuesday night in a meeting again the in-form Asian team Japan in Saitama.
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8 October 2021

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