Live scoring and interactive commentary on the soccer friendly between Australia and Bafana Bafana in Sydney.
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FINAL SCORE: AUSTRALIA 1-1 SOUTH AFRICA
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Themba Zwane of South Africa and Ben Halloran of Australia contest possession (Getty Images)
Total shots: Australia 16-8 SA
Shots on target: Australia 7-1 SA
Possession: Australia 57.9%-42.1% SA
Duels won: Australia 50%-50%
Aerial duels won: Australia 51.6%-48.4%
Interceptions: Australia 16-12 SA
Off-sides: Australia 1-0 SA
Corners: Australia 4-2 SA
Total passes: Australia 652-491 SA
Passing accuracy: Australia 84.7%-78.2% SA
Total crosses: Australia 33-7 SA
Successful crosses: 24.2%-14.3%
Tackles: Australia 23-26 SA
Tackles won: Australia 82.6%-69.2%
Clearances: Australia 25-37 SA
Fouls conceded: Australia 18-7 SA
Yellow cards: Australia 2-1 SA
Red cards: none
Excellent result for #BafanaBafana after their lambasting during the week. Gordon Igesund will be fully justified in unloading both barrels - Jean Smyth
Igesund will love this. 1-1 in front of 50,459 in Sydney. Despite all those withdrawals. Now for New Zealand - Neal Collins
94' - No further chances in the final two minutes as the game ends in a 1-1 draw.
Bafana can feel proud about their effort after playing without several regulars!
92' - Bafana's Serero is replaced by Siyabonga Nhlapho.
92' - A Oliver Bozanic header is just wide for the hosts and Bafana can breathe...
90' - The 90 minutes are up.
FOUR MINUTES of stoppage time will be played.
86' - Mathoho does well at the back to stop Australia's attack. Bafana fighting hard to hold on here...
85' - Australia make their final substitution when Kennedy comes on for Leckie.
Big cheer for crowd favourite Kennedy!
82' - YELLOW CARD for Ngcongca - Bafana's first booking of the game.
82' - TWEET
Halloran drives a shot from 25 yards but keeper collects with a small fumble. AUS 1 RSA 1 (82') #AUSvRSA - The Socceroos
77' - YELLOW CARD to Australia's Leckie for a bad tackle on Nthethe
77' - A minute later and Serero has another chance inside the Aussie box but sound defence prevents him from taking a shot.
Serero still waiting for his first international goal...
76' - A rare chance for Bafana but Serero's shot from just outside the box is too high...
72' - McKay tees up for Halloran but it takes a deflection to earn a corner... which Bafana safely negotiate...
Australia's Vidosic on for Oar.
Bafana's Bongani Zungu in action... (Getty Images)
#australia (50,459 in Sydney) won't be happy with 1-1 against a #bafana side featuring 634 withdrawals - Neal Collins
ATTENDANCE: 50 459 fans in at ANZ Stadium in Sydney.
65' - Both goal-scorers are now off the field.
65' - Zwani has replaced Bafana's goal-scorer Patosi who seems to be struggling with a hamstring problem. It was his FIRST international goal by the way.
63' - Just in case you were wondering, Australia are ranked 59th on the FIFA rankings, while Bafana are 65th.
The Socceroos are going to the the World Cup though...
62' - Halloran has now replaced Australian goal-scorer Cahil.
59' - Rantie, in the area, attempts a shot but it goes way over the bar.
Coach Gordon Igesund then responds by replacing him with Mthembu.
55' - Leckie shoots for Australia from just inside the box, but his effort misses to the left...
Relief for Meyiwa, who looked a beaten man there...
54' - Bafana now seem to be holding their own after the hosts were utterly dominant earlier in the game...
53' - Wilkshire has replaced Franjic, who bravely tried to play on but was force to limp off...
52' - Franjic is off for Australia. Seems like a badly sprained ankle.
Zungu on for Phala. Good call by Gordon Igesund. Phala ineffective in first half - Jonty Mark
46' - Patosi almost scores his second but his long range shot is just wide of the right-hand upright
46' - Zungu has come on for Phala for Bafana.
45' - Australia have brought on McKay for Troisi.
12:43 - Welcome back for the second half. Australia get things started...
Watching Bafana Bafana play on SABC1 is like watching a VHS that has dust in it - Antoinette Muller
Tim Cahill and Australia celebrate his equaliser... (Getty Images)
Ayanda Patosi celebrates putting South Africa in front... albeit briefly... (Getty Images)
HT 1-1 Decent first half all round. Aussies mostly on top, but Bafana got better as the half wore on. Still have a problem with the amount Bafana give possession away- Jonty Mark
12:29 - Despite leading for a brief period, Bafana can count themselves lucky that they're not at least a few goals behind...
HALF-TIME: Australia 1-1 South Africa
Entertaining game, but the Socceroos are clearly targeting Serero. Good vibe in the stadium. #AUSvRSA - Carly Weinberg-Adno
Aussies have won every single air ball! Why do we still play sky ball??! #SAvsAUS - Simphiwe Mantini
40'- Australia still utterly dominant. They must wonder how they are not ahead in this game...
33' - First corner of the game goes to Australia, but Bafana do well to head it to safety...
32' - Rantie gets to the edge of the area and lays it back to Yeye, who bizarrely opts to cut it back when a shot was on!
28' - Serero shows a neat turn and picks out the onrushing Phala, whose shot is blocked. Serero looking good today - Kick-Off
27' - Cahill again threatens in the box, but again Meyiwa makes a save. My word, the SA 'keeper is a busy man tonight.
25' - YELLOW CARD
Australia's James Holland is booked for a bad foul.
Holland booked for foul on Serero. Aussies have clearly been targeting the Ajax man - Jonty Mark
23' - A rare attack from South Africa as Thulani Serrero threatens in the box, but the Australian defender parries it away...
20' - Australia have had 9 attempts on goal and South Africa just 1!
Luckily the score remains 1-1...
15' - SA 'keeper Meyiwa is being kept very busy in goal as he produces another save, diving to his right...
11:59 - TWEET
Senzo is being kept busy in goal and produces another save diving to his right, but he was at fault for Australia's goal. #KickOff - Kick-Off
14'- GOAL! Oh, dear within mere seconds after Bafana's goal, Tim Cahill heads in for Australia to level matters.
Australia 1-1 South Africa
13' - GOAL!!!
A thunderous strike from Ayanda Patosi sees Bafana Bafana take the lead!
He slotted into the bottom-right corner after great initial work from Rantie...
Lovely stuff, especially listening to the SA press contingent singing the anthem in the box - Carly Weinberg-Adno
6' - Oar with the first strike on goal for Australia, but a good diving save by SA 'keeper Meyiwa saves the day for South Africa!
4' - In the early exchanges, it's the hosts who are dominating territory and possession.
Bafana have hardly been out of their own half!
1' - South Africa in white and Australia in gold.
Reneilwe Letsholonyane is Bafana Bafana's captain.
0' - The game has started.
Ryan, Franjic, McGowan, Wilkinson, Davidson, Holland, Milligan, Troisi, Oar, Cahill (captain), Leckie
Subs: Halloran, Wright, Bozanic, Luongo, Brillante, Galekovic, Kennedy, Taggart, Sarota, McKay, Vidosic, WilkshireBafana Bafana
Senzo Meyiwa, Anele Ngcongca, Thato Mokeke, Eric Mathoho, Thabo Nthethe, Hlompho Kekana, Reneilwe Letsholonyane (captain), Ayanda Patosi, Thuso Phala, Thulani Serero, Tokelo Rantie
Subs: Williams, Zwane, Zungu, Khumalo, Mthembu, Mkhwanazi, Nhlapo
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