Socceroos lose friendly against Romania

Yahoo!7 February 7, 2013, 8:47 am
Socceroos lose friendly against Romania

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The Socceroos have gone down to Romania 3-2, with a late capitulation costing them the game.

Romania got on the scoreboard first with a goal to Cristian Tanase in the 35th minute, but Australia equalised just before halftime thanks to a penalty. Alex Brosque was brought down in the box, allowing Luke Wilkshire to finish from the spot.

Out of the half Australia dominated as Romania took their foot off the pedal. Cornthwaite was the unlikely scorer of the Socceroos' second goal, giving the Aussies the 2-1 lead.

But that's when the Socceroos' momentum halted, as the Romanians began creating chances again.

Poor defending allowed Bogdan Stancu to equalize from close range off a cross, before a beautiful free kick right on the edge of the box saw Stancu curl one into the top right of the net, sealing the win for Romania.

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3 Comments

  1. Roger07:05pm Thursday 07th February 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Hey Jones, apparently you've tried to post your drivel 11 times without a result. Trully amazing, wouldn't you say?

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  2. Dorian12:38pm Thursday 07th February 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    The last goal was scored by Torje, please check for accuracy.

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  3. Roger09:21am Thursday 07th February 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Rigged?....Just kidding.

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