Confederations Cup: Australia held 1-1 by Cameroon, needs miracle Chile win to progress

The Socceroos need to defeat world number four Chile by two clear goals to continue their Confederations Cup in the semi-finals after labouring to a 1-1 draw with Cameroon.

Mark Milligan’s penalty cancelled out Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa’s first-half finish in St Petersburg, where the Socceroos put in a more composed performance but lacked spark.

Ange Postecoglou’s side now heads to Moscow with the almighty goal of upsetting the South American champions and tournament favourites, who drew 1-1 with Germany later on Thursday night.

Once again, the Socceroos failed to produce a full 90-minute performance to be proud of.

While Australia “bossed” possession, Cameroon won more of the battles — and the shot count 19 to five.

Postecoglou rued a “little lapse” for Cameroon’s opener, seeing merit in the more composed showin…

Source: Confederations Cup: Australia held 1-1 by Cameroon, needs miracle Chile win to progress – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)