World Cup 2018 Qualifying: Australia Qualifies for Tournament in Wednesday Play

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Bleacher Report—Australia became the 31st team to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Wednesday, as they overcame Honduras 3-1 in Sydney thanks to a Mile Jedinak hat-trick.  After a goalless draw between the two sides in the first leg in Honduras, the Aussie skipper proved to be the difference in front of his home supporters, as he rattled home a deflected free-kick and a couple of penalties in the second half. Alberth Elis scored a late consolation for the visitors. The lineup for the competition in Russia...

Honduras v Australia: World Cup 2018 qualifying play-off – live!. Updates from the crucial first leg at the Estadio Olímpico MetropolitanoGet in touch with any thoughts on today’s game by emailing Richard 10.13pm GMT 16 mins: Some poor passing from both sides... although that comes with the caveat that the pitch looks like a shocker. Honduras seem to be bypassing that issue with dinked balls out wide. 10.11pm GMT 13 mins: I get the feeling this is going to be an open one. The Socceroos are a little more defensive than usual but they’re still creating...