Friendly International: Australia conquers New Zealand 2-0 on Sunday

EDEN PARK AVENUE. Australia overcomes New Zealand with a 2-0 win with a goal from M. Duke (54') and a penalty scored by J. Cummings (80').

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EDEN PARK AVENUE. Australia tops New Zealand with a 2-0 win with a goal from M. Duke (54′) and a penalty scored by J. Cummings (80′).

The match was played at the Eden Park Avenue stadium in Eden Park Avenue on Sunday and it started at 1:00 pm local time.

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. New Zealand was in possession of the ball for 46% of the time vs. Australia that controlled the ball for 54% of the time.

New Zealand was more aggressive with 28 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 3 were on target. Anyhow, Australia managed to find the solution to win this encounter.​

New Zealand shot 11 times, 3 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, Australia shot 8 times, 6 on target, 2 off target.


New Zealand received 1 yellow card (L. Cacace). On the other side, Australia received 2 yellow cards (M. Tilio and K. Baccus).

After playing this match, New Zealand stays with points to occupy the 0th place in the standings. while Australia has points (0th).

Match Events

  • 32'

    B. Waine

    C. Wood

  • 54'

    M. Duke

    C. Metcalfe

  • 55'

    A. Greive

    E. Just

  • 63'

    R. Strain

    N. Atkinson

  • 63'

    C. Devlin

    D. Genreau

  • 63'

    J. Cummings

    M. Duke

  • 70'

    M. Tilio

  • 73'

    G. Kuol

    M. Tilio

  • 73'

    M. Boxall

    W. Reid

  • 74'

    B. Old

    M. Garbett

  • 74'

    S. Roux

    T. Payne

  • 79'

    L. Cacace

  • 80'

    J. Cummings (Penalty)

  • 83'

    K. Baccus

    C. Metcalfe

  • 89'

    K. Baccus

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New Zealand: Formation and Lineups

The manager Danny Hay chose to play with the following team: Oliver Sail, Winston Reid, Tim Payne, Bill Tuiloma, Liberato Gianpaolo Cacace, Nando Pijnaker, Joe Bell, Elijah Henry Just, Matthew Garbett, Marko Stamenic and Chris Wood.


New Zealand made 5 changes: C. Wood for B. Waine (32′), E. Just for A. Greive (55′), W. Reid for M. Boxall (73′), M. Garbett for B. Old (74′) and T. Payne for S. Roux (74′).

Australia: Formation and Lineups

On the other side, Graham Arnold played with: Andrew Redmayne, Harrison Delbridge, Thomas Deng, Nathaniel Atkinson, Joel King, Riley McGree, Denis Genreau, Connor Metcalfe, Mathew Leckie, Mitchell Thomas Duke and Marco Tilio.


Australia made 5 changes: N. Atkinson for R. Strain (63′), D. Genreau for C. Devlin (63′), M. Duke for J. Cummings (63′), M. Tilio for G. Kuol (73′) and C. Metcalfe for K. Baccus (83′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Friendly International

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