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Socceroos VS Argentina 11/9/07 Highlights

As i don’t have fox i watched the live highlights provided by

2nd Half Full-time – In an entertaining affair, with lots of chances Argentina prevail 1-0
2nd Half 90:00 – Three minutes of extra time added as Australia again attack
2nd Half 89:00 – Grella slides in on Mascherano with a clumsy challenge earning a yellow
2nd Half 86:00 – Australia again push forward searching for that elusive equaliser
2nd Half 85:00 – Tevez earns a breather after being substituted by Saviola
2nd Half 82:00 – Mrdja makes his first appearance for the Socceroos, coming on for Kennedy
2nd Half 76:00 – Carney again attacks down the left with his shot being deflected to the left by Abbondanzieri
2nd Half 73:00 – Nick Carle has a chance to equalise, however pushes the ball wide to the left
2nd Half 72:00 – A tired Gutierrez is replaced by Gago
2nd Half 70:00 – The Socceroos are enjoying an attacking period as they search for an equaliser
2nd Half 67:00 – The skill level of Messi continues to cause problems for the Socceroos defence
2nd Half 65:00 – The corner is cleared by the Argentinian defence
2nd Half 64:00 – Carney wins the corner off the shins of Milito
2nd Half 63:00 – Local hero Archie Thompson is substituted, making way for Nick Carle
2nd Half 60:00 – Messi goes down in the box, however, the referee ignores his plea
2nd Half 60:00 – After only being on the field for a minute Holman is issued with a yellow card
2nd Half 58:00 – An impressive Bresciano is replaced by Holman
2nd Half 53:00 – Bresciano again comes close from a free kick with Abbondanzieri deflecting the ball over the goal
2nd Half 53:00 – Gabriel Heinze receives a yellow card for one tackle too many
2nd Half 52:00 – Skoko finishes his international career to a standing ovation being replaced by Carl Valeri
2nd Half 49:00 – Messi crosses to an unmarked Demichelis who heads past Schwarzer to score the first goal!
2nd Half 47:00 – Neil covers a Tevez cross as Argentina get the first corner of the second half
2nd Half 46:00 – The second half is under way in front of a big crowd as Argentina look for their first goal
1st Half 45:01 – After an entertaining first half, with many near misses, the score remains at 0-0 at the interval
1st Half 45:00 – One minute of extra time will be added to the first half
1st Half 44:00 – Insua crosses the ball but it’s cleared by the Socceroos as another chance goes begging
1st Half 42:00 – Messi continues to look dangerous on the right flank as his cross goes unrewarded
1st Half 41:00 – Sloppy conditions making ball control difficult
1st Half 37:00 – Lucas Neil sprays close range shot to the left
1st Half 36:00 – Kennedy’s cross is cleared by Milito as the Socceroos push forward
1st Half 32:00 – Game slows back down as Culina is caught offside on the left flank
1st Half 29:00 – Skoko collides with Gutierrez and earns a free kick. Gutierrez stays down
1st Half 27:00 – Both teams playing good, flowing and attacking football
1st Half 26:00 – Messi’s run on goal is thwarted by a diving Schwarzer
1st Half 25:00 – Bresciano curls the ball over the wall onto the cross bar and out for a goalkick
1st Half 22:00 – Zanetti goes to ground after being brought down by Beauchamp
1st Half 20:00 – Archie Thompson looks sharp as his attempt is deflected by Abbondanzieri
1st Half 18:00 – Game slows down as the Socceroos play possession football
1st Half 16:00 – Messi hits the woodwork from the top of the box after beating two opponents
1st Half 14:00 – Milito puts the ball over from 5m out
1st Half 13:00 – Insua puts his shot off to the right as Argentina move forward
1st Half 12:00 – Argentina go close as Tevez narrowly misses a Gutierrez cross
1st Half 11:00 – Kennedy puts header from Skoko’s corner over the bar as the Socceroos continue to apply pressure
1st Half 07:00 – Bresciano crosses as Demichelis almost concedes own goal
1st Half 06:00 – Milito brings down Archie Thompson 30m out as Australia looks dangerous
1st Half 04:00 – Beauchamp intercepts the first forward run by Messi
1st Half 01:00 – Welcome to a soggy MCG as the Socceroos get things underway


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