Australia beats Greece 1-0 in soggy match at Olympic stadium

first_imgSYDNEY (AP) — Forward Mathew Leckie scored in the third minute of added time on the last kick of the game to give Australia a 1-0 win over Greece in an international friendly on Saturday.In the last minute of regular time, Socceroos veteran Tim Cahill thought he had put the home side ahead when he scored from a corner kick. But the linesman ruled the ball had curled out of the field of play before Cahill’s header in front of the net.Greek fans wave flags as a security guard tries to put out a lit flare during a friendly soccer match between Australia and Greece in Sydney, Australia, Saturday, June 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)The match was played on a soggy and bumpy Olympic stadium pitch after more than 75 millimeters (3 inches) of rain fell in the past 24 hours, and more rain fell during the match before 38,362 spectators.The teams play again Tuesday in Melbourne. TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img read more

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