- Reigning champions fall to 1-0 defeat in Group B opener
- Anas Bani Yaseen scores only goal of game in Al Ain
After battles with injuries, Chris Sutton and half of Glasgow, the Socceroos’ Asian Cup title defence got off to the worst possible start with an opening 1-0 defeat to Jordan in Al Ain that leaves Graham Arnold’s side facing an uphill battle to qualify from a competitive Group B.
Anas Bani Yaseen was given acres of space by a napping Australian defence to thump a first-half header past Mat Ryan and score what proved to be the only goal of the game at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium.
Source: Football News
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