Hungary 1-2 Australia: Last-gasp Kadar own goal gifts Socceroos win – Daily News

Hungary 1-2 Australia: Last-gasp Kadar own goal gifts Socceroos win – Daily News

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Australia prepared for the World Cup with a dramatic 2-1 victory over Hungary, in a match littered with defensive errors The Socceroos took the lead when Daniel Arzani netted his first international goal But a blunder from Australia defender Trent Sainsbury appeared to have salvaged a point for Hungary Sainsbury turned into his own net with just two minutes of normal time remaining – but that wasn’t the end of the drama Jackson Irvine did well and it was his cross into the box that deflected into the net Hungary skipper and former Newcastle defender Tamas Kadar was the guilty party as Australia picked up a morale-boosting victory 18:52That’s all for now. Until next time, goodbye!18:52Despite the victory, there is still plenty for Van Marwijk to mull over in the lead-up to the France encounter on June 16 Individual errors in defence will be a concern while Juric appears to be under considerable doubt after lasting just 25 minutes as a half-time substitute 18:52Teenager Arzani had earlier given Australia the lead just a minute after stepping off the bench It was poor goalkeeping from Dibusz to allow his tame shot to creep into the net, but the clamour for the 19-year-old to start against France in Kazan will only grow after that goal 18:51Well, just as it seemed that Sainsbury’s horror own goal would give Hungary a draw, Kadar produces his own forgettable moment right at the death The Dynamo Kiev defender put through his own net to gift Australia a 2-1 victory, their second in the space of eight days on the road to Russia 18:2790+4 minsminute by minuteFULL TIME: HUNGARY 1-2 AUSTRALIA18:2590+2 minsminute by minuteGOAL! Oh dear!! It’s another horrible own goal and Australia this time profit to go 2-1 ahead as Kadar, under no pressure at all, turns Irvine’s low cross through the legs of Dibusz 18:2492 minsSTATSOverall Possession RatioPossession18:2490+1 minsminute by minuteThat awful moment for Sainsbury should be enough to give Hungary what will in truth be a deserved draw on home soil 18:2588 minsminute by minuteGOAL! Hungary level it up at 1-1 and it’s a disaster for Sainsbury The defender looked to nod Fiola’s cross back towards his goalkeeper, but Jones had advanced and the ball instead rolled into an empty net 18:1886 minsminute by minuteVinicius is on the floor and receiving some attention following a head clash with Cahill 18:1683 minsminute by minuteArzani’s maiden international goal for the Socceroos continues to split the teams with just over five minutes of normal time remaining 18:1784 minsminute by minuteHe drifted somewhat in the second half but that’s a really encouraging performance from 21-year-old Sallai, who makes way for Kevin Varga 18:1480 minsminute by minuteConcerns for Juric. On as a substitute at half-time, he’s now replaced by the veteran Cahill Juric had been struggling with a knee problem in recent weeks.18:1279 minsminute by minuteJones needed to be alert there after a breakdown in communication between Milligan and Sainsbury left the ball temporarily in dispute 18:1178 minsminute by minuteFiola who upends Mooy, who wasn’t happy with that late challenge 18:1078 minsminute by minuteConfidence-boosting save for Jones, who holds a fairly straightforward free-kick from Roland Varga 18:0976 minsminute by minuteJedinak joins Leckie and Jozsef Varga in the book after fouling Vadocz 18:0776 minsSTATSOverall Possession RatioPossession18:0874 minsminute by minuteThere did not look to be much on when Irvine laid a pass into Arzani’s feet, but the winger gambled on an effort that has broken the deadlock 18:1274 minsminute by minuteGOAL! What an introduction for Arzani! The teenager opens his international account and makes it 1-0 for Australia, but it’s a huge error from Dibusz as he allows a tame shot to squirm under his body 18:0573 minsminute by minuteTeenage winger Arzani, who will be the youngest player in Russia, is handed his second cap at the expense of Kruse 18:4673 minsminute by minuteA good shift from Lovrencsics ends with him being replaced at right-back by Videoton defender Fiola 18:0472 minsminute by minuteAustralia are beginning to get on top in terms of possession Their intensive pre-World Cup camp could make the difference here.18:0270 minsminute by minuteAfter brushing aside the Czech Republic eight days ago, Australia are hunting back-to-back friendly wins for the first time since 2012 18:0168 minsminute by minuteFirst save for Dibusz! Irvine stings the shot-stopper’s palms and, from the resulting corner, the Hull City midfielder nods high 17:5966 minsminute by minuteAn attacking move from Leekens, injecting rangy striker Eppel 17:5764 minsminute by minuteBode wins a corner for Hungary with his first involvement off the bench Leckie heads the delivery only as far as Lovrencsics, who thumps a 30-yard effort comfortably over the bar 17:5664 minsminute by minuteFrustrating afternoon for Rogic. He struggled to get into the game and Van Marwijk turns to the energetic Irvine 17:5360 minsminute by minuteLovrencsics drives into the box and whips a ball to the near post, where Szalai can only find the side-netting with a header from a narrow angle 17:5562 minsminute by minuteSzalai’s work is done as he’s replaced by local favourite Bode, the Ferencvaros striker

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