Germany too good for Socceroos in Russian Federation

Germany too good for Socceroos in Russian Federation

Another fine Rogic run drew a free-kick which Juric scrambled home when goalkeeper Bernd Leno fumbled.

Germany followed Chile and approved as favourites of group B. Joachim Loew's men on June 22 in Kazan will play against Chile - this match will be positioned as an early final. Should they beat Cameroon, it will be their first win in the competition since overcoming Brazil in the match for third place in 2001.

Tom Rogic equalised against the run of play but Julian Draxler and Leon Goretzka were on target either side of the interval, before Tomi Juric reduced the arrears to leave an improved Socceroos pushing for an unlikely point.

Germany may be favourites on paper but Low has named an unexperienced squad and they have never actually won the tournament before.

"You want to get a result and you want to get a strong performance, " Postecoglou said.

Although neither team had found the twine by the break, Sanchez's entry into play 15 minutes after play resumed was the key in La Roja's victory, given that he helped manufacture both goals for his squad on Sunday.

- No player attempted more shots in the opening round of fixtures in this year's Confederations Cup than Goretzka, who hit seven in total; the German midfielder also made the most tackles of any player (6).

It took less than five minutes for the Germans to break the deadlock as they explored an avenue down the Aussies' left which proved fruitful throughout the first period.

36' - Hoddle criticises Brandt for making a mess of "what we call the little simple things"; we being? World champions Germany will field an inexperienced line-up against Australia in their Confederations Cup opener today with striker Timo Werner fearing a robust challenge from the Socceroos.

"Chile is one of the best teams in the world, technically as well as tactically".

The ex-Everton midfielder, 37, is just three short of winning his 100th cap - a milestone he could reach in the three Group B games against Germany, Cameroon and Chile.

Juric was clearly onside and there was no conclusive proof from the replays that there had been a deliberate handball from the scorer so the game quickly restarted with Geiger's original call standing.

Whether or not it's good enough to win the Confederations Cup, that will be revealed over the next two weeks. In the second half we pressed Germany a lot higher up and forced them long a lot of the time.

Postecoglou added: "There's no question it's a team full of character and courage".

"I know there is the thought of them coming in as underdogs, but Draxler is no small name", said Cahill. He could have held on to that ball but he's a good goalkeeper, no doubt about it.

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