Australia beat Peru on penalties to reach Qatar World Cup 2022 | Qatar 2022 News

Substitute goalkeeper Redmayne the hero for Australia who sealed their World Cup place for the fifth successive time.

Australia’s substitute goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne saved the final penalty to safe his nation a spot at this yr’s World Cup in Qatar as they edged Peru 5-4 in a shoot-out following a 0-0 draw after additional time in an intercontinental qualifying playoff on Monday.

Redmayne danced throughout the purpose line earlier than diving to the best to cease a kick from Alex Valera and hand Australia’s soccer crew, dubbed the Socceroos, the win that sealed their fifth successive World Cup look.

Redmayne was introduced on by the Australian coach as the sport inched in the direction of penalty kicks.

The playoff between the Asian and South American qualifiers had been goalless after 120 minutes and was solely determined when Valera missed his aspect’s sixth penalty, giving Australia the win on the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Doha.

Australia's Andrew Redmayne celebrates.
Australia’s Redmayne celebrates after saving a penalty through the shoot-out [Mohammed Dabbous/Reuters]

The winners, forty second on the planet rankings, claimed their sixth ticket to the World Cup and a Group D opening match towards defending champions France on November 22.

Peru, twenty second in FIFA’s checklist and who beat Australia 2-0 on the 2018 World Cup group stage, had been roared on by 10,000 followers, most of whom had flown midway across the globe for the playoff solely to see a irritating encounter between the rivals.

Australia’s Martin Boyle missed his aspect’s first penalty however all had been then profitable.

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It was a tragic finish to the night for the Peru followers who outnumbered their Australian opponents.

Daphne Beraun, a Peru fan who had travelled to Doha from London for the sport, stated his aspect “deserved to win”.

“We simply couldn’t end the probabilities we had. I’m nonetheless happy with this crew. All of Peru will likely be right now. However it’s unhappy,” he instructed Al Jazeera.

They stayed again effectively after the ultimate spot kick was saved, singing and dancing even after the gamers had walked down the tunnel.

A female Peru supporter wipes tears away.
There have been virtually 10,000 Peru supporters on the match in Qatar [Showkat Shafi/Al Jazeera]
A dejected Peru fan holding his head in his hands.
Dejected Peru supporters after their aspect’s loss [Showkat Shafi/Al Jazeera]

Qatar World Cup 2022 qualifier: Peru vs Australia – Live | Football News

Newest updates from the Peru vs Australia World Cup qualification match happening in Qatar.

  • Winner of this all-important conflict to qualify for World Cup 2022.
  • Australia aiming to succeed in a fifth consecutive World Cup.
  • Peru gained the final, and the one, assembly between the 2 sides – at Russia 2018.
  • Kick-off is 9pm Doha time (18:00 GMT).

Hiya and welcome to dwell protection of the 2022 World Cup qualifier between Peru and Australia.

I’m Eshlin Vedan and I’ll carry you all the newest updates from this all-important conflict along with my colleagues Usaid Siddiqui, Faras Ghani and Showkat Shafi who’re on the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Qatar.


88-year in Qatar to cheer for Peru

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The 88-year-old Bianca together with her grand-daughter and different followers [Showkat Shafi/Al Jazeera]

Our man Usaid Siddiqui has been chatting with an 88-year-old Peru fan who occurs to be on the stadium for tonight’s match. Right here’s what he gathered:

Bianca Revva, an 88-year-old from Lima, Peru, is on the Ahmad bin Ali stadium and “praying for victory” for the nationwide group.

“I’m very excited and actually completely happy to be right here. It’s so nice to see many Peruvians right here in Doha. Once I see the nationwide group I believe I’ll cry so much.”

Large Peru help right here on the stadium with an hour till kick-off. A handful of Australian supporters attempting to make their presence felt.

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Australians on the recreation [Showkat Shafi/Al Jazeera]

It’s getting warmed up (actually)

The stadium has cooling expertise put in so we’re feeling the cool breeze round us (and so will the gamers) however exterior temperature is round 33C (92F) – Faras Ghani at Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium


Lineups

Australia: Ryan, Atkinson, Boyle, Leckie, Wright, Hrustic, Mooy, Duke, Behich, Rowles, Irvine

Peru: Gallese, Advincula, Zambrano, Callens, Trauco, Tapia, Peña, Gonzales, Carrillo, Cueva, Lapadula


All aboard the Qatar Categorical (nearly)

We’re on the residence straight: 30 out of the 32 groups have certified for Qatar 2022, and it’s right down to the final 4 who will battle it out for the 2 remaining slots on the World Cup that begins November 21.


Public vacation in Peru

A public vacation has been introduced by the Peruvian authorities on Monday, anticipating that a lot of the nation might be keenly following the sport that kicks off at 1pm Peru time.

I’m guessing a number of will name in sick tomorrow if Peru does make it to the World Cup.


‘Match of our lives’

Australia should not on the degree they was once, and this provides Peru a bonus, concedes Australian soccer legend Mark Schwarzer.

“We’re up towards it and I believe we’re underdogs. It’s going to be one hell of a battle however we’re not kicking ourselves. We aren’t on the ranges we was once,” Schwarzer advised Optus Sport.

Peru’s captain Pedro Gallese has termed this the “match of our lives” as his group goes into this recreation having been the winners the one time the 2 sides met beforehand – a 2-0 win at Russia 2018.

Learn our match preview right here.